Re: SuSE 9.0 and Samba 3.4
From: David Wright (david_c_wright_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 20:09:53 +0200
> I just installed the latest Samba (v-3.4) on my SuSE 9.0 Pro... and while
> I was installing it, YaST reported dependency conflicts with the parts of
> YaST that automate the Samba configuration.
> So, I deleted the conflicting YaST components in order to proceed.
> Now, when I open YaST... I don't see any reference to Samba any longer....
> and I can't set Samba up in YaST. Major bummer for me because I'm a real
> green newbie. :(
> I did, however, manage to correctly configure the smb.config file and
> when I manually type
> nmbd <Enter>
> smbd <Enter>
> winbindd <Enter>
> The Samba daemons fire up and Samba works OK.
> However... Samba no longer starts up automatically during the boot up
> process. Apparently, its been removed from the startup lineup because I
> had to "Remove" my previous working Samba (an earlier version).
> Can anyone tell me how to manually configure my boot up so it will include
> those daemons again?
> I'm using SuSE 9.0 Pro.
> Thank you.
I guess you'll need to look for updated YaST Samba modules, if there are
But you should still be able to use SWAT; and Webmin is also a handy front
end for configuring Samba (and most other common Linux modules).
Personally I edit the config file manually, and I am a Linux newbie to,
although I grew up on VMS back in the 80's...