[Samba] win xp sp2 + samba 3.0.4

Argo Utsikt argilius at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 17:27:03 GMT 2005

> I have samba 3.0.4 acting as a local master browser and couple of win
> xp sp1, sp2, win 9x client machines. Everything works fine excepts
> win xp sp2. It just disappears from network neighborehood in about 15-20 minutes
> after start. stop/starting "Server" system service on this machine
> solves problem for next 15-20 mins. %) What can be done about it?

> Is there any sence to upgrade samba to latest stable? I have not found
> my problem fixed in bugfix list.

I have upgraded samba to version 3.0.13. The problem still persists.

root at arg0:/# nmblookup -A arg0
Looking up status of
        ARG0            <00> -         H <ACTIVE>
        ARG0            <03> -         H <ACTIVE>
        ARG0            <20> -         H <ACTIVE>
        ..__MSBROWSE__. <01> - <GROUP> H <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <00> - <GROUP> H <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <1d> -         H <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <1e> - <GROUP> H <ACTIVE>

        MAC Address = 00-00-00-00-00-00

root at arg0:/# nmblookup -A
Looking up status of
        VITAL           <00> -         M <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <00> - <GROUP> M <ACTIVE>
        VITAL           <03> -         M <ACTIVE>
        VITAL           <20> -         M <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <1e> - <GROUP> M <ACTIVE>

        MAC Address = 00-08-C7-25-E4-E6

root at arg0:/# nmblookup -A targos
Looking up status of
        TARGOS          <00> -         M <ACTIVE>
        UNDERDARK       <00> - <GROUP> M <ACTIVE>
        TARGOS          <20> -         M <ACTIVE>

        MAC Address = 00-11-2F-45-B3-CB

ARG0 - samba LMB. VITAL - win 98 workstation. TARGOS - win xp sp2 rus
machine. Is there anything wrong? The last command shows less entries
then others.

Don't pass by please. (:

 Argo                          mailto:argilius at gmail.com

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