Corporate Reactions to Linux (fwd)
fredrik.norrman at axis.com
Mon Oct 18 20:15:25 GMT 1999
> you may be thinking of preferred master browser parameter,
> which defaults
> to "auto". this is different.
> this should ONLY be set on ONE system per
> broadcast-isolated-subnet, where
> one system is any network-neighbourhood-aware system
> INCLUDING samba and
> INCLUDING w9x.
> if you set PBM=yes then that system will _actively_ attempt,
> to become the LMB.
Could that be why I have seen constant elections for browse
masters on my local segment?
Would that be the result from having two or more W95/98 boxes
with this option enabled?
Any option in Samba that would cause similar results/problems?
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