Network woes with Samba

Neal Lawson lawsonn at
Sat Oct 7 04:29:55 GMT 2000

have your configured your Windows for WINS, eg TCP/IP->WINS to point at
your samba server, and have you check your default route on your Samba

On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Ryan Detert wrote:

> Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 15:43:12 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Ryan Detert <rcdetert at>
> To: samba at
> Subject: Network woes with Samba
> I am running the latest version of samba (well, i downloaded it last
> week) and updated the version on my RedHat 6.1 machine.
> Here is my setup: I have two NICs, one for connecting to DSL (eth0) and
> the other (eth1) is used for masquerading my LAN. When I had DSL hooked up
> everything worked fine, I could look at files in Network Neighborhood and
> everything.
> However, now I am without DSL until the end of the month and I want to get
> the Network Neighborhood to work with Samba. When I do an
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb restart I see something like this every time.
> Shutting down SMBD:  Failed
> Shutting down NMBD:  OK
> Restarting SMBD:     OK
> Restarting NMBD:     OK
> I have tried disabling the eth0 that connects to DSL and fiddling with the
> reslov.conf (and of course) smb.conf files, but nothing seems to work.
> Is it the two NICs that are throwing samba off or what? Or should I just
> wait for Red Hat 7 to come in the mail.
> -thanx a bunch
> Ryan

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