Plea for help: Windows/Linux interoperability diffculties

Bill Moran wmoran at
Sun Nov 4 06:39:02 GMT 2001

Brad Chapman wrote:
> Everyone,
>         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.

How much memory does this machine have and how many connections is it supporting?
If you run "top" during normal operation, what kind of memory/swapfile usage do
you see? What kind of CPU statistics?

Bill Moran
Potential Technology

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