[Samba] smbd not starting

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Sun May 21 00:43:25 GMT 2006

I *believe* that swat and/or webmin has smb.conf checking utility to 
make sure there are no errors in it.  You may want to look into starting 
those and having it check smb.conf for errors.

Burton B Williams wrote:
> Hey all,
>             I recently installed fedora core 5 and then installed samba. I
> however encountered a problem. The smbd thread would not start. Can anytone
> shead some light on why this might have happened. In the original
> installation of the OS I installed samba. However I encountered that same
> problem. The smbd would not start. I then tried installing samba from the
> source and still the same problem. I check the path of the smbd and it gave
> me the OS default path. I tried forcing the installation path but still the
> same problem. Any thoughts on the matter would be appreciated Thank you.
> -B

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