[Samba] smbd install/execution failure (V 3.0.23)

Dean Allen Provins dprovins at tridentexploration.ca
Fri Jul 28 16:12:23 GMT 2006


I installed samba version 3.0.23 this morning for a Debian system (sarge), but
it appears to have failed, and "smbd" will not start.  A snippet from the log
file reads as,

  smbd version 3.0.23 started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2006
[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] passdb/pdb_interface.c:make_pdb_method_name(174)
  No builtin nor plugin backend for tdbsam guest found
[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1592)
  PANIC (pid 6426): pdb_get_methods_reload: failed to get pdb methods for
backend tdbsam guest

[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] lib/util.c:log_stack_trace(1699)
  BACKTRACE: 7 stack frames:
   #0 /usr/sbin/smbd(log_stack_trace+0x23) [0x822c653]
   #1 /usr/sbin/smbd(smb_panic+0x48) [0x822c4d8]
   #2 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x81ea986]
   #3 /usr/sbin/smbd(initialize_password_db+0x11) [0x81ec891]
   #4 /usr/sbin/smbd(main+0x36a) [0x82c20ca]
   #5 /lib/tls/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xf4) [0x401a2974]
   #6 /usr/sbin/smbd [0x8082c41]
[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1600)
  smb_panic(): calling panic action [/usr/share/samba/panic-action 6426]
[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1608)
  smb_panic(): action returned status 0
[2006/07/28 08:50:02, 0] lib/fault.c:dump_core(173)
  dumping core in /var/log/samba/cores/smbd

It seems that something is missing (tdbsam?).  Any and all assistance is requested.



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