win95 machine unable to show linux machine in network neighborhood
mikef at matchmail.com
Sat Mar 10 03:47:02 GMT 2001
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 12:01:50AM -0800, Silky Mittal wrote:
> dear Sir,
> i am running red hat 6.2 on one machine and windows
> 95 on another but i am unable to see the linux machine
> in my windows pcs network neighborhood.to check my
> samba server i tried the tests given in
> DIAGNOSIS.txt.I am able to run tests 1 to 4 without
> error but in test 5 which says :::
> "test 5 :
> run the command "nmblookup -B ACLIENT '*'"
Try "nmblookup ACLIENT"
> You Should Get The PCs IP Address Back.If you don't
> then the client software on the PC is not installed
> correctly,or is not started ,or you got the name of
> the pc wrong.
> if ACLIENT doesnot resolve via dns then use the ip
> address of the client in the above test."
> sir i tried the test giving my pcs name then the
> reply was
> "querying * on 0.0.0.0
> 127.0.0.1 *<00>"
It looks like you don't have an interface setup in you smb.conf
Here's what I have:
name resolve order = wins bcast lmhosts
interfaces = 10.0.0.0/24
bind interfaces only = true
socket address = 10.0.0.1
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