Problem with browse lists under Samba3.0a21
vorlon at netexpress.net
Thu Jan 9 14:55:00 GMT 2003
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 10:56:02PM +1100, c.maxwell at a-r-m.com.au wrote:
> I've been running 3.0alpha21 as a production PDC for the last 2 months
> now and it's been bloody amazing.
> Until today :-)
> I have lost the ability to browse the 'ARM' domain from windows
> When I go to Entire Network > ARM, I get an error 'ARM is not
> accessible. The list of servers for this workgroup is not available'
> However, I can connect to machines via unc: \\server and \\server\share
> work fine
> This shows up repeatedly in /var/log/samba/nmbd.log, but for every
> [2003/01/09 22:52:37, 3]
> process_name_registration_request: Name registration for name
> ARMPRINT<20> IP 192.168.1.166 on subnet 192.168.1.5
> [2003/01/09 22:52:37, 4]
> find_workgroup_on_subnet: workgroup search for ARM on subnet
> 192.168.1.5: found.
> [2003/01/09 22:52:38, 5] libsmb/nmblib.c:read_packet(718)
> Received a packet of len 68 from (192.168.1.166) port 137
> [2003/01/09 22:52:38, 4] libsmb/nmblib.c:debug_nmb_packet(106)
> nmb packet from 192.168.1.166(137) header: id=32786
> opcode=Registration(5) response=No
> header: flags: bcast=Yes rec_avail=No rec_des=Yes trunc=No auth=No
> header: rcode=0 qdcount=1 ancount=0 nscount=0 arcount=1
> question: q_name=ARMPRINT<20> q_type=32 q_class=1
> additional: nmb_name=ARMPRINT<20> rr_type=32 rr_class=1 ttl=300000
> additional 0 char `..... hex 6000C0A801A6
> I have tried deleting the browse.dat file while samba is stopped and
> then starting again, but to no avail.
I noticed this behavior in alpha21 just yesterday. The problem is that
alpha21 will participate in LMB elections, but it doesn't actually return
a browse list to machines that ask.
A workaround is to set 'local master = no' in your smb.conf and let some
other machine take over the browse list until the 3.0 alpha series is
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