Samba conf. problem - NetBIOS problem?
peter at cadcamlab.org
Sun Jul 16 03:59:19 GMT 2000
Evidently you missed the reply saying "please wrap your lines". (:
[George Adams <learningapache at my-Deja.com>]
> However, once I removed NetBEUI and rebooted, I could no longer see
> any computers under Network Neighborhood. When I tried to do a "NET
> USE * \\somemachine\someshare" in DOS, it gave me this error: "You
> must log on before performing this operation."
Did you give it, say, ten minutes to get its browse list up-to-date?
Did you try removing NetBEUI on multiple machines to see if they could
then see each other?
Does the Linux box see SECRETARY, with only TCP/IP enabled? (Try
Your network is so small and simple that it shouldn't be necessary, but
one thing that makes name lookups more reliable is WINS. It's really
really simple to set up. Add the line "wins support = yes" to your
smb.conf file, and add 192.168.1.1 to your "wins address" lines on your
Yes, lines, plural. Some versions of Windows seem to have a bug where
they do not use WINS unless both address boxes are filled in. Use the
same IP number twice.
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