too many elections happening on my local subnet?
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Sun Sep 7 15:50:03 GMT 1997
On Sun, 7 Sep 1997, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Sep 1997, Kerry Hoath wrote:
> > Hi. I have a few Linux boxes running samba 1.9.17 on my local subnet here
> > at home. I have configured one machine (gotss1) as the local master
> > browser, i.e.
> > preferred master=yes
> > os level=33
> > The other machines on the subnet have:
> > os level=0
> > preferred master=no
> > For some reason yet to be determined an election takes place every 12
> > minutes or so, and gotss1 becomes the master browser again. I am using no
> > wins server, and unless it is necessary I have no desire to use a wins
> > server on my local subnet wich only has 9 machines, all Linux boxes.
> > These elections every 12 minutes add lines to my syslog and generate
> > broadcast traffic. Is this normal? the logs below show invalid election
> > packets coming from gots1,
> this should read:
> if (lp_local_master() && !lp_preferred_master())
sorry, make that if (lp_local_master() && lp_preferred_master()) ...
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