Yet another oddity

Gregory Leblanc GLeblanc at
Thu Jul 6 23:50:58 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Geddes [mailto:mgeddes at]
> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 4:08 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM
> Subject: Re: Yet another oddity
> Paul J Collins wrote:
> > There's an option somewhere in the TCP/IP properties in 
> Windows 9x; I
> > think it's on the NetBIOS tab, or maybe Advanced..  It's called
> > "Become Master", and turning it off on your 98 boxen may help.
> Yeah, got that one. We only use 1 protocol at a time...
> Surely you'd think that Windows 98 would lose an election with an NT
> PDC.

Nope, often not.  Win98 is NOT a network operating system, it doesn't even
participate well on a network.  DHCP doesnt' work well, DNS doesn't work
well from DHCP, WINS doesn't work properly at all...  Leave Win98 for home
users when at all possible.

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