5031Re: Updating Samba on an LSII
- Apr 1, 2006Getting Debian running on LSII is very easy. Just run a script, and
I used to run Openlink, but turned to run Debian just a week ago.
When I was on the openlink, I get lighttpd and pmwiki, and document
However, I lose nearly all my data when I play with debian. So, the
article is lost I am afraid.
Basically, I get samba running by following steps:
2. Development tools from the linkstationwiki
3. compile samba at /usr/local, pid in /var/run
4. backup the old smb.conf
5. symbolic link to /usr/local/etc/smb.conf in the old directory
6. write a script using awd to change smb.conf on every boot
> Many thanks for your reply.
> I would prefer if possible to stay with Openlink f/w for the
> as I already have it on my first LSII, and I am familiar enoughwith
> flashing that.to
> I do only really want the extra functionality of SWAT to control
> extra share permissions, and perhaps play with other samba
> possibilities (PDC's etc).
> However, that aside Debian sounds interesting, and if it is easy
> install might be an option. I was rather confused by the installinfo
> on the Wiki, but if there are easier ways, then I am listening.for
> I would appreciate it, if you would look out those instructions
> me when you do get your web server back on line, (or email them tome
> Kind Regards
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