wins disappears

Simon Hyde shyde at
Fri Dec 26 10:07:30 GMT 1997

On Fri, 26 Dec 1997 12:10:39 +1100, you wrote:

>Hi all.  I'm trying to set my Linux box, using 1.9.17p1, to be a wins server for
>my laptop.  If I understand correctly, this will elleviate the need for a DNS
>server for other windows machines on the network.
I think you understand this incorrectly (although I may be wrong), WINS is
used for lookup of NetBIOS names, not hostnames, for that the windows
machines will still need DNS.

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