smb & win9x

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Tue Mar 13 01:15:20 GMT 2001

At 03:35 PM 3/12/01 -0600, Jim Morris wrote:
>Monday, March 12, 2001, 9:07:16 AM, you wrote:
>os level >> 33 is not needed for any Windows systems. So,
>RS> os level = 33 
>RS> is enough. If there is another samba server with an os level > 32,
then you
>RS> might not want to fight with it.
>I don't know what is going on here, as I am in agreement with you
>that the "os level" setting should not normally need to be higher than
>33 (I sometimes use 65 though).  Regardless, Bartlomiej is apparently
>onto something, as my problems using DHCP client PC's seems to
>disappear if I use "os level = 128" in my smb.conf (Samba 2.0.7 here).

OK, what we need to see is a trace of the problem ...

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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