[Samba] Unknow socket option report

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Dec 22 17:42:08 GMT 2003


It should not be necessary to add the "socket options" parameter to
systems with Linux kernel 2.4 or later.

- John T.

On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, [iso-8859-1] Fermín Galán wrote:

> Hello,
> >From smb.conf man page:
> "You may find that on some systems Samba will say "Unknown socket option"
> when
> you  supply  an option. This means you either incorrectly typed it or you
> need
> to add an include file to includes.h for your OS. If the latter  is  the
> case
> please send the patch to  samba at samba.org <URL:mailto:samba at samba.org>."
> I'm exactly in that situation: I'm getting "Unknown socket options" messages
> in the log.smbd (is there any way to know exactly which socket option is
> failing?), but I don't know how to edit includes.h to fix it...
> Some pointer to related documentation about this problem?
> My samba version is 3.0.1rc1. My OS is a (very :) conventional Linux system
> (SuSE 8.2, with the default kernel 2.4.20-4GB). My socket options parameter
> is:
> Thanks!
> ------
> Fermín
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John H Terpstra
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