Plea for help: Windows/Linux interoperability diffculties
Joel at HammersHome.com
Sun Nov 4 06:10:04 GMT 2001
You sound desperate so I'll throw in my simple thoughts.
How many machines are on your network. Do all windows clients have the same
Why not try upgrading to the current version of samba?
You have a somewhat complicated smb.conf file. What happens when you use a much
simpler smb.conf file? For most situation, the defaults work fine.
Why do are you using the max connections option ?
Why do you have a PRINTER$ share as well as a specific share for your laser
Why do you have BSD printing? My RH box 7.1 uses LPRng.
Can the linux server print to the printer ?
You have log level of 3. What does the log show you when things are going
On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 04:44:37AM -0800, Brad Chapman wrote:
> I'm at the last straw. For at least 5 to 6 months I have tried to
> get Samba 2.0.6 and Samba 2.0.7 to interoperate with Windows 98, with only
> partial success. Whenever a Windows machine does an SMB query of the master
> browser on my network, it takes an abysmally long time to respond. Whenever
> a Windows machine attempts to print, it becomes unstable and starts crashing.
> I'm attaching my smb.conf file for review.
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