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Date:      Sun, 29 Dec 2002 19:55:08 -0600
From:      "Jack L. Stone" <>
To:, Rusty Nejdl <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: nmbd core dumps
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In-Reply-To: <1041212348.68500.218.camel@localhost>
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At 01:39 AM 12.30.2002 +0000, Stacey Roberts wrote:
>On Mon, 2002-12-30 at 01:32, Rusty Nejdl wrote:
>> Ok, I'm completely stuck with this one.  I am trying to get Samba
>> running on my FreeBSD 4.7 - Release computer.  Everytime I try to run
>> any version of nmbd, it core dumps.  The config doesn't matter.  Now,
>> of note is the fact that I did get Sambda running properly on this
>> computer when I first installed it, but in the process of building the
>> computer (installing more packages, configuring, and rebuilding a
>> kernel) samba broke.
>> So, in knowing that, I used another computer to try to cause samba to
>> break in the same way and I can't do it.  I installed all the same
>> ports and rebuilt the kernel and nmbd still ran.  The only big
>> difference was that I didn't get all of the processes configured and
>> running.
>> Here's /var/log/log.nmbd using a debug level of 3:
>> [2002/12/29 19:26:45, 0] nmbd/nmbd.c:main(794)
>>   Netbios nameserver version 2.2.6pre2 started.
>>   Copyright Andrew Tridgell and the Samba Team 1994-2002
>> [2002/12/29 19:26:45, 3] param/loadparm.c:init_globals(1261)
>>   Initialising global parameters
>> [2002/12/29 19:26:45, 3] param/params.c:pm_process(577)
>>   params.c:pm_process() - Processing configuration file
>> "/usr/local/etc/smb.conf"
><Huge snip>
>> I recompiled as a result of the above error and tried again.
>>  No change. However, since I'm installing samba from a package, it
>> shouldn't matter.  In addition, I have tried compiling from source
>> different versions of samba and they all fail the same way.
>> I haven't found this posted anywhere else so I'm completely stumped. 
>> Any ideas or help would be appreciated.
>> Sincerely,
>> Rusty Nejdl
>  Out of curiosity, is there a reason why you're not running the latest
>version of samba? Or has 2.2.7_b already failed before this one?
>If the other box still has nmbd up and running fine, then I'd suggest
>you load more and more services (that are on the failing box) until nmbd
>I'm no hacker, hence my avoidance of the core dump file :-)

Some months ago, I was having frequent core dumps for nmbd and an upgrade
of Samba cured it for me. Suggest the latest portupgrade....

Best regards,
Jack L. Stone,

SageOne Net

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