[Samba] Re: Re: Urgent Help Please

Jeff Umbach jeff at theserverpos.com
Thu Apr 8 20:50:44 GMT 2004

I haven't been seeing any more files in the /var/spool/samba directory, but
errors are showing up in my message log file all the time now.

Apr  8 15:27:09 fs3 smbd[22335]:   register_message_flags: tdb_fetch failed
Apr  8 15:41:36 fs3 sshd(pam_unix)[23565]: session opened for user root by

Serveral times I've shutdown samba, deleted the tdb file, and restarted
samba as
some have recommeneded but the errors keep coming back.  any idea what can
such corruption?

<daniel.jarboe at custserv.com> wrote in message
news:374F582A288D074287B9BA58BE5D340AFE96E2 at tmpmailmb02.enterprise.corpad.timeinc.com...
> > I've been having issues with Win98 printing on RedHat ES 3, which is
> using
> > Samba 3.0.2-6.ES.  The WinXP computers print fine, but the Win98 ones
> tend
> > to lose the print queue and I've noticed that even if they print job
> files
> > tend to remain in the /var/spool/samba directory.
> Are these zero-byte smbprn files, or is there really print data there
> that just doesn't get submitted to cups for some reason?  If they are
> zero-length then check your samba logs for the client/machine in
> question.  I've seen zero length smbprn files with corrupted print
> tdb's.
> ~ Daniel
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