[Samba] win ME/Samba connection

Jim Wharton jwharton at acpafl.org
Thu Apr 17 15:32:41 GMT 2003

Are you saying that your samba server doesn't show up in "My Network
Places"? Can other machines connect? Can you ping the server from WinME? Can
you net view from a command (MSDOS) window?

Can you send me a dump of /etc/samba/smb.conf. (samba.conf isn't the right


> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+creole3=bellsouth.net at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+creole3=bellsouth.net at lists.samba.org]On
>  Behalf Of
> Bob McLaughlin
> Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 11:18 AM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] win ME/Samba connection
> Ok, believe it or not, I've looked through all 209 pages of the
> Samba-HOWTO_Collection.pdf plus used this mail list and other internet
> sources, used those recommendations, tried almost every possible
> iteration on the samba.conf file, looked at logs until nauseated and
> have concluded that there is no way that Windows ME can connect to a
> Linux box using Samba. Connecting to the WinME box from Linux works
> fine. I hope someone can prove me wrong.  Please don't send me any
> sympathy or 'works for me' mail unless you include the exact 
> UNC used on
> the WinME machine, how to find the server/user names you used, and the
> configuration files. Remember we are talking WinME only!  TIA
> -- 
> Bob McLaughlin <bobm142 at attbi.com>
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