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Old 12-14-2006, 10:22 PM   #1
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smbd will not start


i am trying to share files with the rest of my windoze network. I am running FC5 and i only been using FC5 for about 3 weeks. So i am a TRUE newbie. when i go to services it says nmbd service is running but smbd is stopped. Can anyone please give me some direction on where to start diaging this problem.

THANKS!
 
Old 12-14-2006, 11:27 PM   #2
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You can use the command testparm to check your smb configuration.
 
Old 12-14-2006, 11:49 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply


Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf
Processing section "[homes]"
Processing section "[printers]"
Processing section "[HD2]"
Loaded services file OK.
Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE
Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

[global]
workgroup = HOME
server string = Samba Server
security = SHARE
encrypt passwords = No
log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 50
acl compatibility = winnt
server signing = auto
preferred master = No
domain master = No
dns proxy = No
ldap ssl = no
cups options = raw

[homes]
comment = Home Directories
read only = No
browseable = No

[printers]
comment = All Printers
path = /usr/spool/samba
printable = Yes
browseable = No

[HD2]
path = /mnt/hd2
read only = No
guest ok = Yes
case sensitive = No
strict locking = No
msdfs proxy = no


i m not sure what this is showing me .. i do not see any errors ...its setup pretty much like i would want it ... i think
 
Old 12-15-2006, 06:22 AM   #4
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I just through it very quickly.

try
ps -A | grep mb

you should see
smbd
nmbd
nmbd

if that is not the case you should try to restart smbd (don't know the command in Fedora)
 
Old 12-15-2006, 12:33 PM   #5
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Take a look at /var/log/samba/log.smbd (or smbd.log).
 
Old 12-16-2006, 12:41 AM   #6
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ok looked at this
ps -A |grep mb
looking at it started or restarted look the same here is what i get after i restart the services..

2949 ? 00:00:06 superkaramba
3428 ? 00:00:00 nmbd
but i can not get smbd started...

here is what in the /var/log/samba.smbd.log


[2006/12/14 22:17:10, 0] smbd/server.c:main(847)
smbd version 3.0.23c-1.fc5 started.
Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2006
smbd: symbol lookup error: smbd: undefined symbol: cupsLangDefault
[2006/12/16 00:25:12, 0] smbd/server.c:main(847)
smbd version 3.0.23c-1.fc5 started.
Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1992-2006
smbd: symbol lookup error: smbd: undefined symbol: cupsLangDefault

i found an article that say do a yum update cups ... i will keep you informed
 
Old 12-16-2006, 01:59 AM   #7
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Ok ..updated CUPS .... All is fixed ..SMBD started with out a problem .. Call this one fixed .. i want to thank all that replied !!!
 
  


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