[Samba] Win98 -> 3.0.28a OK, Win98 -> 3.2.7 No Good??

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Mon Mar 16 09:28:02 GMT 2009


	I have a perplexing problem. I brought an old Toshiba laptop back from the
lakehouse to update it, etc. I also brought the server back to. On out local
network, I can see all the boxes in the network from the laptop (hostname:
dcrlaptop), but I can only connect to it's normal server (hostname: lakehouse).

	dcrlaptop is running Win98 and the host I am trying to connect to is running
openSuSE 10.3. The exact samba version numbers are
3.0.28a-0.1.104-1670-SUSE-SL10.3 and 3.2.7-0.1.135-2042-SUSE-SL10,
respectively. (and yes, they are both on the same 'Workgroup' to make the
laptop happy.

	One thing that is really strange (and that I have seen in about 5 years) is
windows shrowing up the good old host/IPC password entry dialog box. I know
there was a fix for this back in the 2.0 days, but dang'it, I cant remember a
thing about the solution. What are you thought on the fact that 3.2.7 not
letting a simple Win98 laptop log into 3.2.7. Obviously, this laptop had never
had any issue up through 3.0.28a.

	What say the gurus on what i should try next?

** an aside:  I have two ancient laptops that I try to keep relatively current
the first is a dell with an 11" screen (640x480) from either late '95 or early
'96 and the other is a Toshiba PIII 800. Both still work fine, that is like the
62 Chevy Pickup your grandparent used to have... ;-)

	Any help would be greatly appreciated.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
Rankin Law Firm, PLLC
510 Ochiltree Street
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Telephone: (936) 715-9333
Facsimile: (936) 715-9339

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