[Samba] acl_xattr.so missing

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 30 10:41:31 MST 2015

On 30/01/15 17:30, The Jimmest wrote:
> HI. village idiot here.
> I have tried to set up Samba4 servers on several distros that have it
> preinstalled. this week. Mint, OpenSuse, and Ubuntu server all fail during
> domain provisioning with the message 'error loading ...acl_xattr.so: cannot
> open...No such file or directory.
> I have changed etc/fstab to include user_xattr and acl.
> What in the wild, wild world of sports is going on?
> -jimc

Hi, It should be in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/samba/vfs/ ( change x86_64 
to i386 if on 32bit), have you installed the 'acl' and 'attr' packages ?

If you are using the ext4 filesystem, you do not need to alter 
/etc/fstab, user_xattr & acl are the defaults.


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