[Samba] More Random Behaviour

Ric Tibbetts rtibbetts at lanl.gov
Thu Sep 29 17:21:57 GMT 2005

At 10:32 AM 9/29/2005, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 10:29:26AM -0600, Ric Tibbetts wrote:
> >
> > These events have been random, and there seems to be no direct cause.
> > If the user exists in both the Unix passwd scheme, AND as an
> > smbpasswd entry, there's no reason Samba should suddenly not be able
> > to find it.
>Indeed, and that's why you need to look for other sources of instability
>on the system. The code doesn't just "randomly" fail. You need to understand
>what is going on. Blindly down-revving is a receipe for disaster. The format
>of many internal tdb databases are changed when up-reving. Unless you saved
>them off and restored them you're likely to run into more trouble.
>You need to understand your system a *lot* better than you currently do.

Yes, I moved the tdb databases first. I didn't "blindly" down-rev 
anything, I actually am trying to it right, and make it work.

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