SOLVED Re: [Samba] Problems starting Server 2008 x64 after added to samba domain

Mike Eggleston mikeegg1 at
Tue Jun 2 21:29:03 GMT 2009

On Tue, 02 Jun 2009, Jeremy Allison might have said:

> On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 04:15:17PM -0500, Mike Eggleston wrote:
> > 
> > I have a similar problem with windows server 2008 standard 64 bit. I
> > downgraded to windows server 2003 and the box works fine. Dell tech
> > support tells me that 2008 is 'too new' and will not work with the NT4
> > PDC that samba provides and that windows server 2003 support fixes from
> > microsoft will stop this year, so (dell says) I need to prepare and plan
> > to get rid of my samba pdc.
> Weeelllll, that's not strictly true. Win7 clients will work
> with a Samba PDC, so I don't think Win2008 should have a
> problem. It's probably just a bug, we'll track it down
> and fix it (hopefully).
> Jeremy.

I down graded the windows box to something that didn't reboot all the
time, so I don't have any samba logs to help with the diagnosis. My


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