Server string in Network Neighbourhood

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Nov 26 16:21:36 GMT 1997

On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Geoff Sokoll wrote:

> Sorry if this is a stupid question, but is the string that appears in browser lists restricted to being a single string without spaces, or can you include spaces ?
> I have samba v1.9.15p8 running on a SGI O2 system, and I'm accessing its filesystems from a W95 PC.
> I started off with the following line in my /etc/init.d/samba script
>    NMBD_OPTS="-C11th Floor SGI O2"
> which results in only 11th appearing as the comment in the "Network Neighbourhood" window in W95.  If I change the above line to
>    NMBD_OPTS='-C"11th Floor SGI O2"'

i believe that this should be NMBD_OPTS='-C\"11th Floor SGI O2\"'


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