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Old 04-24-2002, 08:11 AM   #1
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samba mount error message

xxxx@xxxx:~> smbmount //servername/dir /test/ -o username=xxxx
tdb((null)): tdb_open_ex: could not open file //var/lib/samba/unexpected.tdb: No such file or directory
tdb((null)): tdb_open_ex: could not open file //var/lib/samba/unexpected.tdb: No such file or directory
tdb((null)): tdb_open_ex: could not open file //var/lib/samba/unexpected.tdb: No such file or directory

is the message.

when i look under /test/ everything looks fine. but was does the message say?
Old 04-24-2002, 09:45 AM   #2
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You aren't trying to log in to a domain are you? (i.e. not just a workgroup but a domain with a PDC)

I'm not 100% sure here, but make sure your machine has joined the domain (smbpasswd -j domain)

man smbpasswd and smb.conf for more info about the tdb files.


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