[Samba] nbp hell
prescor at digirom.potsdam.edu
Tue Dec 30 16:06:40 GMT 2003
At 3:29 AM +0000 12/30/03, Andrew Bartlett scribbled:
>On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 08:36:30PM -0500, Romeyn Prescott wrote:
>> I spent the better part of a day tracking down a rather annoying
>> problem. I would like someone more knowledgeable than myself to
>> confirm this diagnosis.
>> I have a RH 8.0 Linux box with three NICS. I had been developing it
>> testing with an XP box. Everything seemed groovy.
>> Today I went to put it into "production" and Win98 clients were
>> having all sorts of problems.
>> eth2 is the system's "default" interface. eth1 is used for netatalk,
>> and eth2 for samba. I have used the interfaces and nind interfaces
>> only options in smb.conf.
>You have 3 interfaces onto the same LAN? You fill find that you are
>only really using one of them, as the system will accept ARP requests
>on all for all IPs.
Problem solved. It turned out to be a faulty routing table. eth0 had
no route to my network, so "stuff" was just leaking out the other
interfaces, I guess. Once I fixed that, everything started working
I don't care what the system does with broadcast traffic. I just
wanted samba and netatalk traffic segregated. This box is my lab
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