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Date:      Sat, 28 Jul 2007 17:30:39 -0500
From:      Jonathan Horne <freebsd@dfwlp.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Upgraded Samba and Can't Connect with Win XP
Message-ID:  <200707281730.40257.freebsd@dfwlp.com>
In-Reply-To: <46ABBA47.2070901@mykitchentable.net>
References:  <46ABBA47.2070901@mykitchentable.net>

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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 (192.168.1.3) 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 (192.168.1.3) 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:

local_startup="/usr/local/etc/rc.d"

hth,
-- 
Jonathan Horne
http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org
freebsd@dfwlp.com



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