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Old 03-07-2005, 06:10 PM   #1
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Samba restart command?


How do I restart samba.

I get the following response when I type 'samba restart' at the command line:
'samba: command not found'

Much thanks.
Old 03-07-2005, 06:14 PM   #2
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You have to supply the path, like '/etc/init.d/samba restart'
Old 03-07-2005, 06:16 PM   #3
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What distro are you using? Try smbd restart.
good luck.
Old 03-08-2005, 07:11 PM   #4
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Thanks for your responses.

At the command line I typed /etc/samba/init.d samba restart and received the error message :
bash: samba: command not found

I also tried smbd and similarly its not found.

I even changed directory to samba folder but got the same error message.

When I typed /etc/init.d/samba restart, the error message is
'bash: /etc/init.d/samba: No such file or directory'

Any more suggestions?

I'm using Fedora Core2 and the Mozilla Firefox browser.
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On Fedora it is /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart , same for Mandrake and several others.
Old 03-09-2005, 12:13 PM   #6
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'/etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart' worked.

Much thanks to you and the rest of the linux community.

Have yourself a great day!



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