[Samba] Strange samba problem with Win XP
ruel.freebsd at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 19:41:48 MDT 2009
On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 7:23 PM, Johan Hendriks <Johan at double-l.nl> wrote:
> >Hello list,
> >I don't know what is breaking my samba box but I am really very
> >worried and confused !! My samba server has no problem with linux
> >client. "smbclient -L <samba IP> -U <samba user>" runs well. No
> >problem at all. But whenever I try to access the shares from Win-XP it
> >reports that "path not found". And after repeatedly trying the same
> >Win-XP managed to get the share after waiting a long time. But it lost
> >the shares after say 15/20 min. More over a mapped samba drive
> >Immediately disconnected after restart !!! I am really really
> >confused. All Linux clients are running so well but Win-XP. I have
> >checked the nmbd.log and found errors like
> > process_node_status_request: status request for name ENTERPRISE<1b>
> >from IP 192.168.1.41 on subnet UNICAST_SUBNET - name not found.
> >[2009/07/17 15:43:03, 1]
> > snip
> >Here is my smb.conf
> >unix password sync = yes
> >force create mode =0774
> >utmp = no
> >####smb ports = 139
> >#####domain logons = no
> >domain master = no
> >os level = 65
> >ocal master = yes
> >preferred master = yes
> >passwd program = /usr/sbin/userpasswd %u
> >passwd chat = *password:* %n\n *password:* %n\n *successfully.*
> >netbios name = Clarkconnect
> >workgroup = Enterprise
> >server string = ClarkConnect samba
> >bind interfaces only = yes
> >interfaces = lo eth0 eth1
> >use client driver = yes
> >snip .....................
> >force user = apache
> >deadtime = 10
> >testparm does not show any error. Please enlighten me what is
> >wrong/missing here. eagerly waiting for a kind response.
> I see you have 2 network interfaces in your smb.conf file.
> Are they both in the same subnet.
> If so remove one of them, and see if the problem goes away.
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Is your linux and windows client are in the same network?
if not try to ping their gateway if time out occurs
check your cable.
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