[blfs-support] Samba Daemons smbd nmbd winbind Don't Start

Alan Feuerbacher alanf00 at comcast.net
Sun Dec 8 05:20:54 PST 2013

On 12/6/2013 8:41 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Alan Feuerbacher wrote:
>> Howdy experts,
>> On the road to installing XFCE, I'm trying to install libsoup-2.44.2.
>> The BLFS book has an option for "Samba-4.12 (ntlm_auth is required to
>> run the test suite)." to run the tests. I've successfully installed
>> Samba (as well as the other suggested options) and installed the
>> blfs-bootscripts-20131023 install scripts to start the daemons.
>> After installing the above stuff I rebooted and watched the progress of
>> linux booting up. Each of the daemons smbd, nmbd and winding failed to
>> install.
>> Any clues as to what's going wrong?
> "failed to install" is a little short on information we can use to help.

Yeah, as Fernando mentioned, I meant "failed to start". Here's the 
message I get upon bootup:

*****Starting nmbd... [FAIL]
*****Starting smbd... [FAIL]
*****Starting winbindd... [FAIL]


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