Am I trying the wrong things?

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Sat May 6 00:13:10 GMT 2000

At 04:31 AM 5/6/00 +1000, you wrote:
>Thanks to you, and also to several people who have replied offlist.
>I'm getting back some momentum on this project, anyway, which *has* to
>be good!
>One specific question -- how long do I need to wait, or what do I need
>to restart, after changing things on multiple system to be sure things
>have settled down into their steady state?  One long-term frustration
>I've had with Samba is I'll go to bed after my latest brilliant idea
>failed, and wake up to find everything working.  I can't afford to
>wait overnight on every single test :-) .

Not sure exactly how long, but it is not unusual for the changes in browsing
to take 1/2-1 hour to show up on all systems on the network.

>And another -- how can I determine which system was selected as master

/var/log/samba/log.nmb is a good place to look.


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