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Re: [SLE] LAN Problem
  • From: "Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D." <s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 17:04:08 -0400
  • Message-id: <200505151704.08199.s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Well, that was almost a red-faced forehead slapper, except - - - - after I started the samba name daemon I managed to logon to one of the WinXP directories once!!!!

Then I logged off and attempted to log back on to the same directory and got a Can't resolve address error message.

I have, however, made a small amount of progress. Thanks to another suggestion I downloaded WinSCP and installed on the WinXP machine. So now I can move files form the win machine to the linux machine, and vice versa, on the XP machine.

The only energy barrier left is from linux to XP.

Please keep the suggestions coming.

Thanks in advance

On Sunday May 15, 2005 04:44 pm, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Sunday 15 May 2005 16:41, Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. wrote:
> > Another strange problem that has occurred after upgrading my system from
> > v9.0 to v9.3.
> >
> > In 9.1 I could access Igor, a MS XP box on my LAN via either Krusader or
> > Konqueror via Samba and/or LinNeighborhood.
> >
> > Up until today, the linux browser could only see some of the MS
> > directories that were accessable in 9.0 - strange point number one. For
> > some reason, starting with a fresh boot this morning the browsers now see
> > none of the MS directories.
> >
> > LinNeighborhood used to work, in 9.0, with out complaint. No more! It
> > can see all of the direcories on the XP machine, but when I attempt to
> > mount one I get:
> >
> > smbmount //IGOR/P /root/mnt/IGOR/P/ -o
> > username=Administrator%*****,fmask=644,dmask=755,uid=0,gid=0,ip=,debug=0,
> >wo rkgroup=ffc,port=139 Can't resolve address
> Is the samba name daemon running? Check with "rcnmb status", start it with
> "rcnmb start" if it isn't, then try again

Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. Life is a fuzzy set
Foundation for Chemistry Stochastic and multivariant
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