Hosts disappearing from browser list

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Nov 19 16:05:24 GMT 1997

On Wed, 19 Nov 1997, Karl Royer wrote:

> Since upgrading our samba servers on all our Unix machines
> (Solaris 2.5.1 and 2.6 an Sun Servers) to versions 1.9.17p2 and p4
> we observe the "Hosts disappearing from browser list" problem.
> In patch level 2 (1.9.17p2) an error was logged in the log.nmb file,
> "WINS server did not respond to name registration!"

that's an extraeneous, over-enthusiastic, non-critical message: don't worry
about it.  upgrade these to p4 servers.

> When samba is first started the Hosts are browseable on 95 and NT,
> but after a period of time they dissapear from our WINS server.
> If nmbd is restarted they temporarily reappear.

ok, can you please do a gdb on the nmbd core dump and send me a stack 



<a href="mailto:lkcl at"  > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href=""> Samba Consultancy and Support </a>

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