Failed to start samba due to a system error

Detailed step by step instructions to reproduce the problem

Udated to 3.9.1-10 a view days ago. today i noticed samba was not running. trying to start samba resulted in the error. even updating to 3.9.1-13 didnt fix the problem.

Web-UI screenshot

Sep 21 14:01:30 wvk-nas systemd: Starting Samba NMB Daemon... Sep 21 14:01:30 wvk-nas nmbd: /usr/sbin/nmbd: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Sep 21 14:01:30 wvk-nas systemd: nmb.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=127/n/a Sep 21 14:01:31 wvk-nas systemd: Failed to start Samba NMB Daemon. Sep 21 14:01:31 wvk-nas systemd: Unit nmb.service entered failed state. Sep 21 14:01:31 wvk-nas systemd: nmb.service failed. Sep 21 14:07:10 wvk-nas systemd: Starting Cleanup of Temporary Directories...


find / -name libwbclient*


ls -l
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 14. Sep 16:34 →
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 57376 7. Sep 00:59

Error Traceback provided on the Web-UI

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/rockstor/src/rockstor/smart_manager/views/", line 113, in post systemctl('nmb', command) File "/opt/rockstor/src/rockstor/system/", line 64, in systemctl return run_command([SYSTEMCTL_BIN, switch, service_name]) File "/opt/rockstor/src/rockstor/system/", line 119, in run_command logger.error(e_msg) CommandException: Error running a command. cmd = /usr/bin/systemctl start nmb. rc = 1. stdout = ['']. stderr = ['Job for nmb.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status nmb.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details.', '']

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this seem to be fixed with an update. but now the gui has a problem creating a share…new topic