[Samba] Can't see my home directory
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 21 14:28:27 GMT 2008
On Sunday 20 Jan 2008, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Sunday 20 January 2008 19:58:29 John Drescher wrote:
> >> On Jan 20, 2008 2:54 PM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>> I have a strange problem. I use samba for most of my network activity,
> >>> even
> >>> though most of it is linux to linux. On every machine except this
> >>> laptop I
> >>> can see my home directory on the file/print/mail server. On this
> >>> laptop I can see all the other shares, but not my home directory.
> >>> Since everything works on the others, the server end must be OK. That
> >>> puts
> >>> the problem fair and square onto this laptop, but I've run out of ideas
> >>> for
> >>> checking. I now need kicking in the right direction, please.
> >> What do you mean can not see?
> > I can't browse the home directory in konqueror, and I can't attach to it
> > in korganizer.
> >> Also what version of samba are you using?
> > 3.0.25b
> At this point, I would test compiling from source and see if the
> problem remains. You can do it in about 5 minutes.
> (1) download the latest samba-rev#.tar.gz;
> (2) unzip it with "tar -xzf samba-rev#.tar.gz"
> (3) change into the new samba-rev# directory
> (4) actually read/browse the README file
> (5) cd into the new samba-rev#/source directory
> (6) run "sh autogen.sh"
> (7) For Mandriva 2005LE, the ./configure was:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --infodir=/usr/share --mandir=/usr/share
> --with-configdir=/etc/samba --with-privatedir=/etc/samba --target=i686
> To check, just make sure smbclient is in /usr/bin, smbd and nmbd are in
> /usr/sbin and smb.conf is in /etc/samba. If so the above configure will
> (8) make && make install
> (9) restart samba and test
> (10) if it doesn't work, or all goes awry, then just:
> make revert
> and it will reload your current 3.0.25b
Before I do this -
The laptop that cannot read the server is running 3.0.25b. The server is
running 3.0.24. Does that make any difference/
I assume that you meant me to do this install on the laptop (client) ?
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