smbd doesn't start

Mark Hymers markh at
Thu Aug 8 14:16:05 PDT 2002

On Wed, 07, Aug, 2002 at 01:49:19PM +0200, Oliver Brakmann spoke thus..
> As a lot of programs create their own directories in /var/run and /var/lock
> (samba, leafnode, ...), it's probably best to not re-create the directories
> in the init scripts, but to delete all the files within those directories
> only, ie.:
> find /var/{run,lock} -not -type d -exec rm {} \;
> evaluate_retval
> This was mentioned some time ago on lfs-dev, IIRC.

That's a nicer solution.  I'll send a patch to the lfs-bootscripts
direct to Gerard.


Mark Hymers                                    BLFS Editor
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