[Samba] smbd fails to start after upgrade to version 4.11.6

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Feb 5 09:50:45 UTC 2020

On 05/02/2020 09:00, Roy Eastwood via samba wrote:
> Hi Louis,
>> If your on Raspbian.
>> Run : sudo raspi-config
>> Check what the state is of : Wait for Network at Boot.
> It is set to "No"
And on mine
> Is someone using something like this to reduce boot time?
> /etc/systemd/system/networking.service.d/reduce-timeout.conf
> [Service]
> TimeoutStartSec=1
> I'm not.
Nor me
>> Roy, can you reboot the pi and send me the dmesg log and syslog I found some reports about "faulty" Pi mainboards also.
>> Or can  you check it and look flipping networks..
>> Something like this:
>> [ 182.553342] bcmgenet fd580000.genet eth0: Link is Down
>> [ 182.553465] br0: port 1(eth0) entered disabled state
>> [ 185.673598] bcmgenet fd580000.genet eth0: Link is Up - 1Gbps/Full - flow control rx/tx

I didn't bother checking, I can cause the panic just by editing 
smb.conf, adding the two lines in question and then restarting Samba. I 
do this over SSH, so presumably the network is up on eth0 ;-)


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