[Samba] HELP

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Sat Feb 16 17:12:04 GMT 2002

Well, you should check where your old sambadir is before
installing/upgrading a never version. Many distributions does not
follow the default install paths to samba.

The default installdir (if you do not configure otherwise) is:


You could make symlinks to smbd and nmbd instead of trying to figure
out how your current setup is.


> I - firstly I am a newbie to Linux but very familiar with MS networking and
> OK with Netware V4 & 5

> I have tarball for samba 2.2.3a and have extracted it. (To
> /home/peter/samba-2.2.3a)
> I have run     ./configure , make & make install but my version of SAMBA has
> not updated (according to SWAT)
> All appears to have gone OK.

> I suspect I need to use a switch with ./configure but not sure which one(s).
> Tried  --with-package=MANDRAKE to no avail

> Can u someone point me in the right please. My Linux Package is MANDRAKE
> 8.1

> Ta
> Peter Jones
> Auckland, New Zealand

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