[Samba] smbd, nmbd crashes

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Tue Oct 1 02:38:01 GMT 2002

If you are starting the daemons with inetd, they won't run as
standalone daemons,  since inetd runs them on demand. Inetd will hog
the sockets (ports).

I thought Redhat used xinetd?

On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 10:09:23PM -0400, murray zangen wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been running Samba successfully for several years.
> I tried running Samba on a new computer under Redhat 7.3 using a test
> smb.conf where testparm shows no errors.  Running "smb start" runs
> properly i.e. starts smbd and nmbd,  but  after a few seconds both
> programs stop running  (running "ps aux| grep smbd" shows job running,
> running "ps...." again shows that it stopped.  Running "smb status"
> twice after staring smb confirms that they ran for a few seconds and
> then stopped.
> All necessary changes were made to /etc/services and  inetd.conf.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks
> Murray Zangen   murray at nj.com
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