[Samba] smbd will not start

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Fri Apr 9 13:12:25 MDT 2010

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Bill Purcell put forth on 4/9/2010 10:11 AM:
> At Fri, 9 Apr 2010 16:52:43 +0200,
> Volker Lendecke wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 09:25:10AM -0500, Bill Purcell wrote:
>>> libwbclient is already installed
>> That is the same version that you have just compiled? That
>> means, is smbd compiled from the same Samba source tarball
>> that the libwbclient that you have installed in your system
>> right now?
> I used aptitude to install the package.  So it was pre-compiled
> before installation on my system.  If the version of libwbclient
> should match the version of samba and samba-common, then I might have
> a problem.
> ======================================================================
> [10:05:44] ~$ dpkg -l | egrep "samba|libwb"
> ii  libwbclient0                              2:3.4.7~dfsg-1             Samba winbind client library
> ii  samba                                     2:3.2.5-4lenny9            a LanManager-like file and printer server for Unix
> ii  samba-common                              2:3.2.5-4lenny9            Samba common files used by both the server and the client
> ======================================================================
> Should these two version be the same?  Is there any easy way with dpkg
> or apt to make this happen?  If not, I assume I will have to build
> from source?  Is there a decent tutorial on this, including a list of
> dependencies?
> Bill

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