nmbd & netbios name -> many addreses
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Mar 5 20:42:46 GMT 1999
On Sat, 6 Mar 1999, Peter Polkinghorne wrote:
> > Cool.
> > That is, that your Samba 1.9.18p10 server is acting as a WINS (NBNS)
> > server and as the Domain Master Browser, right? That rev of Samba
> > doesn't have the Domain Control functionality active, so I assume you're
> > using it as a DMB.
> Yes - Domain Master Browser - too much of this terminology is getting the
> keywords in the right order :-(.
> > I don't recall any changes between 1.9.18 and 2.0 that would have fixed
> > this, but I often miss these things. The big change in nmbd (from my
> > perspective) was that the namelists were converted from linked lists to
> > splay trees, for speed. Before 1.9.18 I didn't have my hands in, so I
> > don't know what might have happened in between.
> One other oddity perhaps - the older one (1.9.16p10) will respond to queries
> without the -R flag from nmblookup.
that's because we have this area of functionality incorrect. -R means
uh... actually... that means... ok. it's a bit complicated to explain in
a short email, check against 2.0 and let the list know your findings:
there may be a bug here.
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