Win95, sharing printers and drives

Paul Sherwin psherwin at
Wed Apr 7 10:02:55 GMT 1999

Roland Thienpoint wrote:
>Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 11:20:38 +0200
>Subject: Win95, sharing printers and drives
>I have two computers ROLAND (RedHat 5.2 and Samba) and LINDA
>The problem that I saw this morning was that the printing still works
>but LINDA can no longer see the shares of ROLAND:-(
[big snip]
Shouldn't be anything to do with printers. I found that the standard RH
Samba setup didn't always recognise when a W95 client had been restarted.
This caused all sorts of strange symptoms. I added
   keep alive = 60
to smb.conf and everything has worked ever since.

Best regards, Paul

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