[Samba] rh8.0 and xp home

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Sat Jul 19 01:47:01 GMT 2003

I use XP home and it happily browses my workgroup, which is on two subnets.
I think you mean that XP Home cannot joing a domain.

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 03:59:21PM -0600, Dan Shadix wrote:
> The Samba How-To Collection very clearly points out that:
> "Unlike, MS Windows 9x / Me, MS Windows XP Home Edition also completely lacks the ability to log onto a network."
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Dragos <dragos at mpigani.org>
> Date:  Fri, 18 Jul 2003 17:10:40 -0400
> >I have two networked pcs.
> >pc 1- RH8.0 which came with Samba-backend 1.0.8 and Samba 2.2.5
> >pc 2- XP Home
> >
> >I am able to access the shared folders from pc2 on pc1.
> >However from pc2 I can not even see the ressources of pc1.
> >In My Network Places/Entire Network/Microsoft Windows Network/"My 
> >Workgroup" I can see "pc1" but when I click on it I get an error 
> >message: \\"pc1" is not accessible. You might not have permission to use 
> >this network resource. The network path was not found.
> >
> >I have not been able to find any doc about samba and xp home so any help 
> >is appreciated.
> >
> >Thank you
> >Dragos
> >
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