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Old 07-29-2003, 07:36 AM   #1
william43
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Samba Question


Hi,
I have 2 problems with samba server.
when i enter: nmbd -D, then i tried to killall nmbd, it shows no process. may i know why? if i enter: smbd -D. then enter killall smbd, it respond ok.
i have the feeling that the linux doesn't run the nmbd. may i know how to troubleshoot this problem?

second problem: if i enter a command in NT4 : ping 192.168.0.2, it respond ok. if i enter ping LServer, it shows Bad IP LServer.
In smb.conf, i already enter:
wins support = no
wins support = LServer

How to solve this problem?
My NT server 4 is currently running WINS service.

Pls assist.
thanks
 
Old 07-29-2003, 07:52 AM   #2
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There should be init scripts to start, stop, and restart the samba processes. Possibly under /etc/init.d depending on your distribution. If those exist, use those to start samba.

I use wins support=yes and it works fine, with a mix of Win 98, 2000, and XP.
 
  


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