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Old 12-01-2003, 05:58 PM   #1
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How to start Samba automatically

suse 8.2 .... samba (latest)

samba is up and running, but I have to start it from a terminal windows manually.

I would like to have samba start at boot...

what is the customary, or best way to have it load?


help - im pretty new...
Old 12-01-2003, 06:53 PM   #2
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i dont use samba myself but try putting these in you etc/rc.local file
/usr/sbin/smbd -D
/usr/sbin/nmbd -D

sure hopes this helps
Old 12-02-2003, 06:03 AM   #3
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run (as root) " chkconfig smb on" and you're all set


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