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I have just installled Suse 7.3 on a Sun Ultra 5 Sparc box. For some reason, I have been unable to get this version of Samba, the one that was installed during the install of Suse, working.
I spotted somewhere on the web an article from some chap who mentioned that he could not get this version of Samba working either. He added that he got Samba working by 'uninstalling' this version and re-installing version 2.1. (This one that is currently installed is 2.2 (I think)).
Having downloaded the samba-2.0.10-0.sparc.rpm I ran the command ....
rpm --install samba-2.0.10-0.sparc.rpm
This resulted in a page with almost 50 error messages. Here is one for example.....
file /user/bin/smbpasswd from install of samba-2.0.10-0.sparc.rpm conflicts with file from package samba-client-2.2.1a-29
Clearly, I need to uninstall the current package.
So, having now the name of the 'installed' package, I typed the following command....
that should give you a list of packages that have the name samba in them. The error says that the directory isn't epmty, which means that there might be another samba package that has some files there.
RPM then lists all the packages you need to download and install in order to install Samba. If you ran rpm -Uvh --test samba-2.0.10-0.sparc.rpm and no dependancy errors show up you can start the installation with rpm -Uvh samba-2.0.10-0.sparc.rpm .