[Samba] smbd crashes

Peter Trifonov petert at dcn.ftk.spbstu.ru
Wed Feb 8 13:56:34 MST 2012

Hello folks,

> After upgrading from samba 3.4.9 to samba 3.6.1 on a FreeBSD 8.1 x86
> system smbd stopped working.
> It starts successfully, but crashes as soon as someone tries to connect to
> share.
> Log file contains a lot of entries like the following:
> [2012/02/06 11:05:13,  1] lib/util_tdb.c:521(tdb_wrap_log)
>   tdb(unnamed): tdb_open_ex: spinlocks no longer supported
> [2012/02/06 11:05:13,  0] lib/messages_local.c:112(messaging_tdb_init)
>   ERROR: Failed to initialise messages database: Unknown error: 0

The problem still remains  after upgrading to samba 3.6.3.  
It appears that spinlocks are somehow automatically enabled for any newly
created database. Is there any way to avoid this behavior?

With best regards,
P. Trifonov

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