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Stephen L Arnold arnold.steve at
Fri Aug 14 20:11:21 GMT 1998

When the world was young, samba at carved some runes 
like this:

> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 10:57:52 -0700
> From: "Gil Salazar" <gsalazar at>
> Subject: Win 98 problem
> I have just upgraded to win98, andnow my samba shares wont recognize my
> passwords.. Anyone else experience this? Any advice would be greatly
> appreciated.. Thanks Gil

You need to re-compile samba to use encrypted passwords (if you 
want to use them).  Otherwise, there's a reg-key to enable clear 
text passwords.  See the samba docs (encryption.txt, etc).  I know 
the reg-key works with win95; can anyone else confirm it works with 

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