[Samba] Re: Samba with 2 NICs

hamacker sirhamacker at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 23:44:28 GMT 2008

Yes, I use switch.
My Wins Server is a Windows 2000 in same network.

I don't have any hub to execute a test.
Hummm...LMHOSTS, it was long time ago, someone remember that ? maybe I
can logon using and not domain name. I will try at monday.

2008/9/19 Avery Payne <avery.p.payne at gmail.com>:
> Scott Lovenberg wrote:
>> Avery Payne wrote:
>>> hamacker wrote:
> [snip]
>>>> I can't understand why WinXP can logon and win95/98 is not, if enable
>>>> 2 NICs on my system.
>>> The TCP/IP stack in Win95/98 was not exactly, um, "state of the art"
>>> (ping of doom anyone?).  It could be something as simple as the Win95/98
>>> stack doesn't support multihomed hosts properly.
> [snip]
>> Another thought; are you using a managed switch?  A simple layer 2
>> switch will get very confused if it sees the same MAC address twice on
>> different ports, and will usually start multicasting over every switch
>> port.
> [snip]
> Easy way to test it - use a hub and see if the problem goes away. :)
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