newbie problems

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Mon Nov 22 06:58:14 GMT 1999

On Mon, 22 Nov 1999 07:31:01 +1100, hai scritto:

>when I try 'smbclient \\\\windowsbox\\' I get an error message;
>Added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
>Password:  (here i just punched enter)
>tree connect failed: ERRSRV - ERRinvnetname (
>Invalid network name in tree connect.).

To connect to a share you need to do:
smbclient \\\\windowsbox\\SHARE_NAME

For the browsing problem try setting on the linux box:
local master = yes
preferred master = yes
os level = 65

Then on the win98 boxes:
uninstall netbeui protocol if installed.

Then, when the pc's are connected, wait at least 15 min to see if the
browse list stabilizes.

giulioo at

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