[Samba] Re: Configuring a samba server with two NICs

Fabio egalua at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 13 20:59:11 GMT 2008

> FWIW, there was just a discussion on the Dell Server list trying to use a
> crossover between two recent Dell servers.
> It DIDN'T work.
> A normal network cable did.
> Seems that some modern cards a suppose to auto-configure, but in this case
> it didn't work with a crossover.
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.hardware.dell.poweredge/32995
> Can you at least PING it?
> Dennis

Sorry, I forgot to answer this.

If I configure samba to listen only on eth0 (my laptop connected via a
crossover cable), then I can access the shared dir.

If that matters, I also configured ip masquerading so that from the laptop
I can access the internet via the desktop.


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