[Samba] Home directory problem

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 17 10:55:15 GMT 2008

On Thursday 17 January 2008 10:11:46 John Drescher wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2008 5:03 AM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > In the thread "Network Path was not found" Michael Heydon wrote:
> > <quote>
> > When you have security = share you don't authenticate as a user and as
> > such you don't have a home directory. I would suggest sticking with user
> > level security, share level is a left over from the 9x days and is
> > pretty much obsolete.
> > </quote>
> >
> > I have checked, and my line is definitely security = user.  However, I
> > still can't see my /home, even though I can see all the other shares. 
> > What other conditions can cause this?
> A network browsing problem. Specifically the windows machine can not
> find the ip address of the samba machine.
This is the same machine/ip as the other shares that are displayed correctly.  
Since it works perfectly on other laptops/boxes the server settings must be 
ok.  It must be a client problem.  I'm beginning to wonder whether I should 
force-remove samba-client and reinstall it.  May be I overwrote something 
important when I copied back files from the old drive.

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