[Samba] samba and mac OS X

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Apr 19 07:01:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, 3 Apr 2002 mache at abcpages.com wrote:

> Hello!
> I'm tring to run Samba on a mac 10.1.3, using package xamba from 
> xamba.sourceforge.net (which is samba 2.2.3a) and I have the following 
> error in log.smbd:
> mbd/sec_ctx.c:initialise_groups(229)
>   Unable to initgroups. Error was Input/output error
> This error happens each time I try to access my mac from a windows XP or 
> windows 2000. 
> I'm not very familiar with mac X internals but I see that it uses some 
> kind of LDAP wich I can access and modify using an applications called 
> netinfo. I've seen some references to negative numbers used as user id, I 
> changed all uids to positive but I still have this error. Anybody has 
> any sugestion?

Have you tried contacting the developers that did the port (as part 

cheers, jerry
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