Bug 4754 - smbd/nmdb not installing using binary dist on AIX 5L V5.3
smbd/nmdb not installing using binary dist on AIX 5L V5.3
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Packaging
3.0.24
PPC AIX
: P3 regression
: none
Assigned To: William Jojo
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Reported: 2007-06-29 10:55 UTC by Bob Zwolinski
Modified: 2007-06-29 16:33 UTC (History)
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Description Bob Zwolinski 2007-06-29 10:55:14 UTC
The 3.0.24 binary distribution from samba.org for AIX installed only base support files and not samba (e.g. smbd/nmbd). A build/packaging issue?
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2007-06-29 11:01:14 UTC
Reassigning to Bill as the AIX package dude.
Comment 2 William Jojo 2007-06-29 12:06:15 UTC
Bob,

Can you tell me more about the install? did you extract both the base and samba to the same dir and then follow the install instructions in the README and:

lslpp -l pware.samba*

doesn't show the samba package as installed?

Cheers,

Bill
Comment 3 Bob Zwolinski 2007-06-29 15:23:00 UTC
Bill

When I placed the untar'd contents from both archives in the same directory, it installed correctly (below - thanks for the hint), but now neither daemon starts. I created an smb.conf file but it's not clear in which directory it should lie. I've tried a couple of different directories but no luck yet.

BTW, the readme in the binary dist does not explicitly state that both archives need to be untar'd in the same place.


root@bos-devaix1:lslpp -l pware.samba*
  Fileset                      Level  State      Description
  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Path: /usr/lib/objrepos
  pware.samba-3.0.24.rte    3.0.24.0  COMMITTED  Samba 3.0.24
root@bos-devaix1:
Comment 4 Bob Zwolinski 2007-06-29 16:33:19 UTC
Bill 

Everything is up and running. Thanks for your help!

Best Regards,
Bob Zwolinski