[Samba] problems with samba 3.x

David Bear David.Bear at asu.edu
Tue Dec 28 21:17:55 GMT 2004

I upgraded from Samba 2.x to Samba 3.x on my FreeBSD box. I used the
ports collection to do it. Currently, samba is at 


I did a rapid test of after make install from a windows XP box. It
worked fine. I also test from another samba client on linux. Again,
all was fine

However, when I attempt to access this server from ANY windows 2000
box I get the message:

>net use s: \\assurbanipal\iddwb
System error 50 has occurred.

The network request is not supported.

I left my smb.conf file in place form the prior installation. samba
loads without error -- nothing interesting in log/samba/smbd.log.

Anyone seen this and know of a fix?

Again, windows XP and other samba clients can access this server fine.
Its only windows 2000 that has this problem, and it is consistent for
all w2k boxes.

David Bear
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College of Public Programs/ASU
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Tempe, AZ 85287-0803
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