[Samba] ubuntu doesn't daemonize smbd

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Wed Jan 12 12:01:54 MST 2011

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Chris Smith <smb_77 at chrissmith.org> wrote:
> Now smbd is started and runs as "smbd -F". If I edit the upstart
> script (/etc/init/smbd.conf) so that it runs as "smbd -D" (the default
> and what I would like) it doesn't work.

Must have been a fluke - it does appear now that editing smbd.conf to
start as -D is working except the "service smbd stop" command no
longer functions. Guess this should really be on an Ubuntu forum.
Sorry for the noise.

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