question re: NETBIOS name resolution

John Cartwright jccartwr at
Mon Jan 11 19:11:00 GMT 1999

Hello All,

I am having trouble with the WinNT name resolution of a Linux box
running Samba.  It appears that NETBIOS is resolving the name itself but
doensn't know how to get to the resource.  If I cahnge the NETBIOS
name of the Samba server to something with more than 8 characters
everything works fine.  This work around seems like a bad idea since the
SMB NETBIOS name is different than the DNS name of the Linux box. 
WinNT resolves the name of a Solaris-based Samba server without such

Any help or suggestions would be much appreciated!


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