Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 158802
service smb start fails to start smbd
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:27:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
Under FC4-Test3, the script smb fails to start smbd (there is no problem with nmbd).
the error is : /etc/init.d/functions: line 83: 29607 Abort $nice $*
If i try to start /usr/sbin/smbd -D manually, it works.
If i try to start "/usr/sbin/smbd -D" into another script than /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb, it fails (just a message that it is aborted).
Any idea ?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. service smb start fails only on the startup of smbd
2. under the shell, /usr/sbin/smbd -D works
WORKSFORME on my rawhide box, and I haven't changed anything in that area of
the code in a long time. Can you attach your /etc/samba/smb.conf to this bug
so I can try to reproduce it?
What does "strace -f -o <some log file> /sbin/service smb start" put in that
log file. It's going to be large, and the interesting part is probably at the
I found a solution. As i had the same problem to start dovecot, i searched
thought that the problem was not involving samba.
Selinux was activated with "enforcing" policy. Desactivating selinux solved
I'm still interested to have a solution with selinux activated.