[Samba] Samba winbindd: "Invalid request size received" problem

Christian M Ambach christian.ambach at de.ibm.com
Thu Aug 11 14:19:58 MDT 2011

Moshe wrote on 08/06/2011 05:07:00 AM:

> I am trying to resolve Windows host names (aka Netbios names, aka
> "UNC names) from a Linux box.
> I have added "dns wins" to the "hosts" line at the nsswitch
> configuration file: /etc/nsswitch.conf, and installed samba 3.2.2
> and ran winbindd -D".
> More info: I am running a Linux system whose kernel version is: "2.
> 6.12.6-arm1". It's a D-Link DNS-323 NAS box with an ARM processor.
> I have stopped and restarted winbindd.

I gave it a quick test and such a setup works with Samba 3.6.
You should try to upgrade to a newer Samba version anyway as 3.2 is quite
Maybe you can find binary packages that you can install on the box instead
of having to compile your own ones.


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