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* [http://wiki.beyondlogic.org/prebuilt/samba-3.6.23-arm-linux-gnueabi.tar.bz2 samba-3.6.3-arm-none-linux-gnueabi.tar.bz2] [md5hash 52c8c8883fa1387623491c3ba1ca661f]
* [http://wiki.beyondlogic.org/prebuilt/samba-3.6.23-arm-linux-gnueabi.tar.bz2 samba-3.6.23-arm-linux-gnueabi.tar.bz2] [md5hash 52c8c8883fa1387623491c3ba1ca661f]
* Built using :
* Built using :
** arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc version 4.7.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.7.3-1ubuntu1)
** arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc version 4.7.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.7.3-1ubuntu1)

Revision as of 13:16, 17 April 2014

Cross Compiling Samba

Download the source and uncompress:

wget http://samba.org/samba/ftp/stable/samba-3.6.23.tar.gz
tar -xzf samba-3.6.23.tar.gz

And cross compile for ARM:

cd samba-3.6.23/source3
./configure --without-krb5 --without-ldap --without-ads \
  --disable-cups --enable-swat=no --with-winbind=no \
  --target=arm-linux-gnueabi --host=arm-linux-gnueabi \
  --prefix= --with-configdir=/etc \
  samba_cv_CC_NEGATIVE_ENUM_VALUES=yes \    
  libreplace_cv_HAVE_GETADDRINFO=no \
make install DESTDIR=/home/cpeacock/export/rootfs

Creating smb.conf

Create a Samba configuration file (smb.conf) and place it in /etc. Below is a minimal example configuration, sharing the home directories located in /home.

workgroup = WORKGROUP
netbios name = SAMBA_FS
path = /home
writable = yes
comment = Home Directories

Starting Samba

Samba can be started using the following. smbd is the main Samba3 daemon and handles the SMB protocol. nmbd provides NetBIOS name server support.

/sbin/smbd -D
/sbin/nmbd -D

Download Pre-built Binaries

The link below contains a bzip2 tarball of Samba compiled for ARM: