[Samba] [Pkg-samba-maint] winbind with samba 3.5.6 on debian squeeze

Steve Langasek vorlon at debian.org
Sun Aug 21 12:56:45 MDT 2011

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 01:21:45PM +0200, Harry Jede wrote:
> I have a bug in the winbind package,
> Version: 2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze4

> winbindd is not responding to a ping

> # smbcontrol winbindd ping
> Can't find pid for destination 'winbindd'

> Workaround for users who wish to play the winbind game on squeeze:

> # cd /var/run/samba
> #  ls *pid
> nmbd.pid  smbd.pid  winbindd-winbindd.conf.pid

> There is no winbindd.pid :-( , but a winbindd-winbindd.conf.pid
> To workaround this bug, until the package is fixed, edit 
> /etc/init.d/winbind and put these three lines in "start)" just after 
> "start-stop-daemon ..."

>                 cd $PIDDIR
>                 ln -s winbindd-winbindd.conf.pid winbindd.pid
>                 cd -

> restart winbind and all is fine

> # smbcontrol winbindd ping
> PONG from pid 5363

This problem is not reproducible for me.  Are you passing any non-standard
options to winbindd in $WINBINDD_OPTS (/etc/default/winbind)?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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