[Samba] Problem starting samba :/

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Sun Mar 16 15:24:49 GMT 2003

On Sun, 16 Mar 2003 15:29:36 +0100
"Ketil Braun Larsen" <KetilL at it-college.dk> wrote:

> Okay i have now installed samba from source (www.samba.org)  and have
> done a ./configure
> Make
> Make install
> But how do I start, I have tried to do a  /path/bin/smbd and the same
> with nmbd ... but nothing seems to work  :/ it just dosent start..
> what am I not seeing ? :/
> Thanks 
Are you running as root?  smbd and nmbd fail silently if you are not
root.  This is mainly (only) due to the unix convention of only allowing
root to bind to ports <1024.


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