client: browse doesn't work with only win98 in workgroup
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Fri Feb 28 19:03:56 GMT 2003
I am interested in looking into this, but I won't have time until the
On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 02:51:55PM -0500, Derrell.Lipman at UnwiredUniverse.com wrote:
> Previously I wrote:
> > It appears that name_resolve_bcast() does not find hosts in a workgroup if
> > there are only win98 or win95 machines in the workgroup.
> The method that's being used for browsing, where a cli_session_request() is
> sent to the master browser, does not work if the master browser is a win98
> machine. The win98 machine returns 0x83 (NEGATIVE SESSION RESPONSE). It does
> work if the master browser is a win2000 machine, which returns 0x82 (POSITIVE
> SESSION RESPONSE).
> What is the proper procedure for browsing for hosts in a workgroup if the
> master browser for the workgroup is a win98 machine? I can brute-force it
> with "nmblookup -r -S <WORKGROUP>" which issues node status and various
> things. Is that really the way to do it, and if so, is there a reason that
> the smbwrapper code doesn't use that method rather than the
> cli_session_request() method?
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