Fw: [Samba] %a reports a Windows XP client as having a "Win2K" architecture.

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Sat Apr 19 16:26:01 GMT 2003

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On Sat, 19 Apr 2003, Thomas Bork wrote:

> Hi Gerald (Jerry) Carter,
> you wrote:
> >> is there a patch for this behaviour in 2.2.8 and 2.2.8a?
> >
> > I've asked for traces before and no one provided them.  I cannot
> > reproduce the bug locally.  If you will send me an ethereal of the
> > connection setup and a level 10 debug log from the client connection,
> > I'll fix it.
> I hope, the level 10 debug is enough because I have no ethereal on the
> server. I'll send you the zip today.
> Is it possible, that Samba cannot cleanly recognize my WinXP-Pro,
> because WinXP-Pro runs on a virtual machine (VMWARE) on a W2K-machine?

We use the native lanman string in the SMBsessetup&X request to 
distingusih between 2k/xp/.net so vmware sessions won't actually affect 
it.  The level 10 debug log is probably enough.  Many thanks for helping
track this down.

cheers, jerry
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