[Samba] Re: How does one use a Netbeui name to ping?

Jamie Risk jamie_risk at yahoo.ca
Tue Dec 17 16:41:02 GMT 2002

"Kevin ***** "

> The best way is always a local DNS Server.  But, you add the Windows
> NetBIOS (Computer) name and IP to the HOSTS file for Linux as a
> quick and easy fix.

I figured as much. How does the hosts file _work_ when you're running
DHCP.  I mean the first argument on a line is an IP address.  How can
you specify that if it is likely to change?

- Jamie

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