Won't connect at start with Wndows 98 and storage of profiles

Iain Stevenson iain at IainStevenson.com
Thu Jun 8 18:51:49 GMT 2000

Hi list,

I've got Samba 2.0.6 running on Yellow Dog Linux with a 2.2.14 kernel.  When
I start the PC, it displays the login screen (I have 3 user profiles) and I
enter the username and login domain (ie the one operated by Samba).  I get
an error message stating that the domain login server can't be found.  If I
then cancel the login, go to the start menu and log off, then login there is
no problem.  Any clues as to why my PC won't authenticate at power up but
seems happy to later?

I was also quite dismayed at the size of the "Outlook.ost" file created in
the user directory on my Linux server - about 57Mbytes for no discernable
content!  Can I do anything about this?

I'm no Windows expert (my other computers are Macs) so all this seems a bit

  Iain Stevenson

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