[Samba] samba fails to start.

Felipe Augusto van de Wiel felipe at paranacidade.org.br
Tue Jan 9 23:32:25 GMT 2007

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On 01/04/2007 08:50 PM, Bill Ries-Knight escreveu:
> After a hiccup or two with Samba not wanting to restart, I opted to
> look for a pid/lock file and found none.
> Tried to  correct by restarting the server and had no success with
> samba restarting.
> There are no errors in smbd.log
> I did apt-get upgrade.  No help
> I did apt-get remove samba, samba and swat went away.
> I did note that the XXXX pid was not found during install when samba
> was to be killed.

	If you really want to remove and clean it, you should
try 'apt-get --purge' (or aptitude purge).

> I did : apt-get install samba smbclient swat winbind krb5-doc
> krb5-user \krb5-config
> following a suggested installation pattern for debian at
> http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/340
> (The log of the install is at the bottom for reference.)
> Samba failed to start and this is the smbd.log result:
> [2007/01/04 13:45:27, 0]
> auth/auth_util.c:create_builtin_administrators(785)
>  create_builtin_administrators: Failed to create Administrators
> [2007/01/04 13:45:27, 0] auth/auth_util.c:create_builtin_users(751)
>  create_builtin_users: Failed to create Users
> [2007/01/04 13:45:27, 0] passdb/pdb_interface.c:guest_user_info(295)
>  guest_user_info: Unable to locate guest account [local_user]!
> [2007/01/04 13:45:27, 0] smbd/server.c:main(960)
>  ERROR: failed to setup guest info.

	Perhaps the some of old files are still around because
you didn't purge the package. Check /var/lib/samba.

> Any help is appreciated.
> Bill

	Kind regards,

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