FC5 - Winbind fails to start

Chris Jones linux at stow-jones.co.uk
Thu Jul 6 21:52:33 UTC 2006


I am having a problem with Samba. My FC5 box can see my two Windoze 
PC's, but neither of them can see my FC5 box. One of the issues here may 
be winbind. When I restart Samba, the winbind service does not seem to 
start. service winbind status reports:-

winbindd dead but pid file exists

My firewall is setup to allow the four SMB ports (137.138,139 and 445).

What do I do to rectify this issue?

Thanks

Chris Jones




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