[Samba] samba-3.0.21b-2 & win98

Stefan Kok stefan at opensolutions.co.za
Thu Jan 18 05:55:32 GMT 2007

Hi List

We have a samba 3.0.21b running. 

When typing \\nlasrv in  win98 run. We get a response like this:

"The computer or sharename could not be found"

We have used lmhost files on the win98 machines with the correct

Win XP can see the shares if you type \\nlasrv in run.
Also nlasrv is available in the browse list for win98 and xp machines.

Any help or suggestions would be highly appreciated.

Kind regards

Below please find our smb.conf file contents.

   workgroup = NLA
   server string = NLASRV
   netbios name = NLASRV
   printcap name = /etc/printcap
   load printers = yes
   printing = cups
   cups options = raw
   security = user
   socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
   interfaces =
   local master = no
   wins support = yes
   dns proxy = no

   idmap uid = 16777216-33554431
   idmap gid = 16777216-33554431
   template shell = /bin/false
   winbind use default domain = no
   comment = Home Directories
   browseable = no
   writable = yes
   comment = All Printers
   path = /var/spool/samba
   browseable = yes
   public = yes
   guest ok = yes
   writable = no
   printable = yes
   printer admin = root
   use client driver = yes

  comment = Printer Drivers
  path =/etc/samba/drivers
  browseable = yes
  guest ok = no
  read only = yes
  write list = root
   path = /opt/nlasys
   public = yes
   writable = yes
   browseable = yes
   printable = no
   create mask = 0664
   directory mask = 0775

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