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Old 09-06-2004, 12:18 PM   #1
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samba server doesnt started upon boot

may i ask how to make the samba server automactically starts when linux boots? i activate it manually everytime, it's very inconvenient.

Old 09-06-2004, 12:30 PM   #2
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You have to put the startup script for the samba in the appropriate run level directory.

Say you run your server in init 3 so you can put your file in /etc/rc3.d directory with a Sxxsmbd where xx = a two digit no. which will tell init to load the samba prog at startup.

In redhat a simpler way would be to use the "chkconfig" command to do it.

#chkconfig --level3 smbd on

You may use the /etc/rc5 directory if you want the samba deamon to start in run level 5.
Old 09-09-2004, 11:53 AM   #3
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may i ask what do you mean by run level?


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