Question

Samba suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04.4

  • Posted May 24, 2014

Hi

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-29-generic i686) and samba has suddenly stopped working. It’s been about a week since my last login when the connection was working fine.

I’ve tried using mount_smbfs from terminal without success and can’t see anything unusual in the smb logs at /var/log/samba

Just wondered if anyone else had experienced a similar problem, or had any ideas what I could try?

Thanks Dan

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It probably ran out of memory and crashed. Check if it’s running: <br><pre>sudo ps wwaux | grep samba</pre> <br>If it’s not, start it: <br><pre>sudo start smbd <br>sudo start nmbd</pre>