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Re: Samba won't start

On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 07:55:14AM -0400, D-Man wrote:
> Yes, that was it!  Thanks.  I had configured xinetd to run smbd and
> nmbd on-demand a while back, but forgot about it.  Does samba work
> when run from xinetd?  I would rather have as few permanent services
> on this machine as possible (i486, 8MB RAM) but the windo~1 machines
> didn't see this one on the network before...

Yes, samba works from xinetd but you must add a special flag for nmbd in

service netbios-ns
        flags           = REUSE

nmbd once started never exits - only when crashed :)
smbd starts and exits nicely when is invoked form xinetd.


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