[Samba] Netbios and Samba
huffmanp at yakama.com
Mon Jul 22 09:31:02 GMT 2002
ping \\meadow? Do you need the \\? Try it without the \\ : ping meadow
Joel Hammer wrote:
> I don't think this a samba problem, yet. Not being able to ping your
> samba box means there is a network issue, independent of samba.
> BTW, if I try nmblookup -M mymasterbrowser, I get nothing too.
> Try nmblookup -M '-'
> Try nmblookup -M TEST
> On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 08:07:46PM -0400, Nathan Thaler wrote:
> > I can't seem to get the Windows machines (1x 2000 , 2x XP. 1x 98) on my
> > network to see my Linux box's Netbios name (meadow).
> > "net view \\meadow" yields "Network path not found" and "ping \\meadow"
> > yields "ping could not find the host meadow" (both commands run on Windows
> > boxes) The Linux box is a x86 machine running Redhat 7.3 (2.4.18-5
> > kernel) and Samba 2.2.3a (built via RPM as part of the Redhat
> > install). Running testparm results in no errors. The smb.conf is
> > extremely basic (just in case, I listed the full text at the bottom of this
> > message). "nmblookup -S meadow" yields the following:
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