FreeBSD Port: samba-3.0.25,1

Paul Fraser pfraser at
Tue May 29 03:48:33 UTC 2007

Paul Fraser to Scot
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 1:21 pm (0 minutes ago) On 5/29/07, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at> wrote:
> do you have samba_enable="YES" in your /etc/rc.conf file?
> Without this variable in /etc/rc.conf, the script won't start the
> smbd, nmbd or winbindd daemons.

Further to what Scot said, if you run /usr/local/etc/rc.d/samba onestart [or
onestop, as you desire], the rc script will ignore the *_enable variable in
rc.conf and allow you to start it.

See how you go with that.

(By the way, sorry Scot for the dupe! Accidently hit reply instead of reply


Paul Fraser

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