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Re: [edlug] Samba problem










Ugh. How horrible. That was the problem. 

Cheers Angus. 



On 8 Mar 2004 at 17:23, Angus Rae wrote:

> 
> David R. Baird wrote:
> 
> > Nothing comes up in the Samba logs when I try to connect, so it
> > seems the XP box isn't speaking. I'll spend some time hunting down
> > this device driver error. From the information various people have
> > sent me, I'm pretty sure the Samba service is set up fine. Maybe
> > I'll try with my old Win98 box just to confirm. 
> 
> Have you checked to make absolutely sure that there are no firewall
> rules running on the Linux box? Also, have you checked to see if any
> traffic at all is reaching the Linux box from the XP box?
> 
> (Former; 'ipchains --list' or 'iptables --list', depending on version.
> If you want to make sure that the firewall is off, do 'ipchains
> --flush' or 'iptables --flush'. Latter; 'tcpdump host 123.123.123.123'
> where the address is that of the XP box)
> 
> Also watch out for misinformation - I'm sure that I saw someone
> earlier saying something like "Samba does not provide WINS" which is
> more than slightly innacurate!
> 
> -- 
> Angus Rae
> Science & Engineering Support Team
> EUCS, University of Edinburgh
> The above opinions are mine, and Edinburgh Uni can't have them
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