wildfire at progsoc.uts.edu.au
Wed Feb 16 08:26:27 GMT 2000
On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Giulio Orsero wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Feb 2000 12:24:55 +1100, hai scritto:
> >> Samba docs and some MS kb articles suggest that win9x should be able to
> >> do it.
> >Which Samba docs suggest that Win9x can be a local master browser? The only
> >information I've ever seen makes it quite clear that Win9x doesn't carry out
> >LMB functionality properly.
> This is from BROWSING.txt:
> Next, you should ensure that each of the subnets contains a
> machine that can act as a local master browser for the
> workgroup. Any NT machine should be able to do this, as will
> Windows 95 machines (although these tend to get rebooted more
> often, so it's not such a good idea to use these). To make a
> Samba server a local master browser set the following
> options in the [global] section of the smb.conf file :
> >Are there other KB articles which give more information about how to make this
> Yes, there are but I don't have the numbers, sorry :)
> Try some search on the kb.
The ones I have been looking at lately are:
119493, 164176, 142692 and 161431.
One of those is a dud one but I can't remember which at the moment.
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