[Samba] Samba-3.0alpha22 available on samba.org mirrors . . . installation problems(?)

daniel.jarboe at custserv.com daniel.jarboe at custserv.com
Fri Mar 7 15:06:16 GMT 2003

> "Moving tdb files in /var/lock/samba/*.tdb to /var/cache/samba/*.tdb",

Nothing to worry about

> Now, the smbstatus command produces the message:
> "/var/cache/samba/connections.tdb not initialised
> This is normal if an SMB client has never connected to your server.
> Failed to open byte range locking database
> ERROR: Failed to initialise locking database
> Can't initialise locking module - exiting"
> There is no 'connections.tdb' file in /var/cache/samba, and, since
> attempts to browse to the public shares from a pc produce a 
> '\\sambaserver
> is not accessible
> The network path was not found' error, presumably no client ever will.

Yup, nobody's connected yet.

> Is there some way to initialise the connections.tdb file, or something
> else I'm failing to do?
> OS is RedHat 7.3, security=server, no changes to smb.conf 
> since alpha21,
> which
> was working fine!
> -Ken

# chkconfig smb on
# service smb restart

~ Daniel


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