Samba vs. Macs running DAVE!

Allen Reese allen at
Thu May 20 21:34:43 GMT 1999

Do you have Dave 2.1?  As far as I know that fixes certain issues with
samba.  I am running samba from Head CVS, and DAVE 2.1, and can access
shares on my samba box.  ;)

Allen Reese
Senior Software Engineer
Driversoft, Inc.
allen at

On Fri, 21 May 1999, Anthony L. Sollars wrote:

> Dear all,
> 	I am having a problem that has got me stumped. I have a NT 4.0(sp4) PDC
> with a Linux box running Samba 2.0.3. I am now trying to implement file
> sahring amongst our macintosh computers, along with our PC's. To do this
> I purchased a software package called DAVE. I cannot get the macs to
> print to the print server which is controlled by the NT box. Plus, for
> some reason I cannot get the macs to read the shares on the samba box.
> Actually, they see the samba box through chooser, and even see the 2
> basic shares I have, tmp & mac3(which is the systems home directory.
> But, the macs cannot detect the contents of these shares. When it puts
> the link to the share on the desktop, it looks like a flopppy disk icon,
> not a network drive. Does this mean something. any help would be great!
> Sincerely,
> Anthony L. SOllars
> Technology Coordinator
> Star of the Sea School

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