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Date:      Sat, 28 Jul 2007 17:30:39 -0500
From:      Jonathan Horne <>
Subject:   Re: Upgraded Samba and Can't Connect with Win XP
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On Saturday 28 July 2007 16:51:03 Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I upgraded samba to 3.0.25a from 3.0.24.  Now I can't connect with
> Windows XP clients however smbclient both locally and remotely works
> just fine.  Basically when connecting from Windows XP, I see the
> connection in log.smbd and then it's immediately closed.  See this snip:
> [2007/07/28 14:36:25, 1] smbd/service.c:make_connection_snum(1033)
>   bigdaddy ( connect to service Archive initially as user
> <user name> (uid=0, gid=1001) (pid 82696)
> [2007/07/28 14:36:25, 1] smbd/service.c:close_cnum(1230)
>   bigdaddy ( closed connection to service Archive
> The Windows machine was working fine with Samba before the upgrade.  Any
> ideas what changed?  I've read UPDATING and the samba docs but see
> nothing that addresses my symptoms.  Google hasn't helped either.
> Thanks,
> Drew

i had a similar problem recently.  i also had a nondesktop (server) system 
that received the same upgrade, and had no troubles at all.

xorg-7.2 (ie, and related changes) turned out to be my culprit, and it was 
solved by adding this to /etc/rc.conf:


Jonathan Horne

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