Connecting from W95 to Samba Share

Florian G. Pflug fgp at
Sat Jan 23 12:58:28 GMT 1999

On Sat, Jan 23, 1999 at 03:57:07AM +1100, Luigi Bai wrote:
> Hello group;
> This is a question that has been posted before, but I haven't found an
> answer in the archives or in the FAQ/docs. I've been thru the DIAGNOSIS.txt,
> and get stuck on net view \\machname from a W95 OSR2 box (error 53 ...).
> Setup: Solaris machine running Samba 2.0.0. I can use smbclient to connect
> to it from various HP, AIX, Solaris, and Linux boxes, and NT 4.0 clients
> work just fine (browse and connect). It's just this one W95 box which is
> having trouble connecting; there isn't even a log.pc95name file to look at.
> This is not surprising since the pc decides it doesn't even know how to talk
> to the Solaris machine.
> WINS is working fine; the W95 machine can browse and see the Samba server.
> Ping works fine. Security is set to "domain" and the w95 box is logged into
> the domain.
> I didn't want to post a big smb.conf file to the list, but will do so if
> asked. Anything jump right to mind?

Could it be, that someone accidentially deleted the tcp/ip protocol on the
w95-machine? In a domain, maybe it got the browse-list from another machine,
speacking both tcp/ip and netbeui or ipx?

                                         Greetings, Florian Pflug

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