[Samba] linux and w2k laptops on a switch - how to get this working?
m-herron at northwestern.edu
Mon Aug 26 09:27:00 GMT 2002
I have two laptops, one running w2k and the other linux (RH7.3), and I
would like to be able to mount a linux directory on the windows
machine. Both laptops are used a variety of different networks and
neither has a static IP. I bought a 5 port switch and configured
samba. However, the w2k machine cannot seem to see the linux
machine. Both machine's firewalls are down, and in smb.conf I have
the workgroup set correctly and also set
hosts allow = 192.168.1. 192.168.2. 127. 192.
I did not change the shares other than to set a directly for a public
comment = Public Stuff
path = /home/sharing
public = yes
writable = yes
printable = no
Anyway, I cannot seem to get this to work. BTW, I tested the cables
and switch using an additional w2k machine; this machine and my w2k
laptop were able to share files easily.
Is there anything special I have to do since both of my machines get
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