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Re: [SLE] LAN Problem
  • From: "Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D." <s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 16:44:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <200505151644.13115.s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thansk for your reply.

On Sunday May 15, 2005 04:35 pm, Chris wrote:
> 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,
> >workgroup=ffc,port=139 Can't resolve address
> >
> >I have acccepted all of the defaults for LinNeighborhood. Neither of the
> > machines is behind a dedicated firewall as I depend on the routher
> > firewall.
> >
> >This situation puts a serious crimp in my research as I routinely move
> > files between the machines.
> >
> >I don't have the faintest idea as to what is going on and will appreciate
> > any and all assistance.
> >
> >Thanks in advance
>
> Do you have one nic or more? This problem is common with more than one.
> The designations change. Eth0 and eth1 change around so internal becomes
> external. There are a number of solutions. The one I used was to
> activate swat and under global set the device to the address of the
> internal device.
> Chris

I only have one nic, a NetGear FA311.

I'll take a look at swat.
--
Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. Life is a fuzzy set
Foundation for Chemistry Stochastic and multivariant
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