[Samba] Cannot start Samba 3.0.23a

Michael Breen hardbap at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 02:14:55 GMT 2006

I just installed Samba 3.0.23a from the sources on a Slackware 10
server kernal version 2.4.26. I didn't get any errors during
installation. When I try to start the Samba daemon by smdb -D nothing
happens. Here is a snippet from log.smbd:

[2006/07/28 20:22:27, 0] smbd/server.c:main(847)
  smbd version 3.0.23a started.
  Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2006
[2006/07/28 20:22:27, 0] passdb/pdb_interface.c:make_pdb_method_name(174)
  No builtin nor plugin backend for smbpasswd guest found
[2006/07/28 20:22:27, 0] lib/util.c:smb_panic(1592)
  PANIC (pid 3424): pdb_get_methods_reload: failed to get pdb methods
for backend smbpas
swd guest

[2006/07/28 20:22:27, 0] lib/util.c:log_stack_trace(1699)
  BACKTRACE: 7 stack frames:
   #0 ./sbin/smbd(log_stack_trace+0x1a) [0x81cc5fa]
   #1 ./sbin/smbd(smb_panic+0x61) [0x81cc4bc]
   #2 ./sbin/smbd [0x81a7342]
   #3 ./sbin/smbd(initialize_password_db+0xe) [0x81a8c20]
   #4 ./sbin/smbd(main+0x4ae) [0x8235e6c]
   #5 /lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xc6) [0x40090936]
   #6 ./sbin/smbd [0x807dda1]
[2006/07/28 20:22:27, 0] lib/fault.c:dump_core(173)
  dumping core in /usr/local/samba/var/cores/smbd

Thank you in advnace for your help.

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