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Re: [opensuse] The smbfs/cifs fiasco in 10.2
  • From: Paul Abrahams <abrahams@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 23:05:00 -0500
  • Message-id: <200703052305.01278.abrahams@xxxxxxx>
On Sunday 04 March 2007 5:08 am, Anders Norrbring wrote:
> kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx skrev:
> >> As James Parra said, use the IP addres of the machine instead of the
> >> computer's name.  The error message you get even says to use the IP
> >> address.
> >>
> >> - James W
> >
> > sooo what to do with dynamic ip addressing?
>
> Don't use dynamic addressing?

Maybe it's just an aesthetic issue, but this kind of workaround shouldn't be 
necessary even if it does work.  Dynamic addressing was no problem in earlier 
versions of SuSE; this sort of degraded functionality is unpleasant and 
unsatisfying even if it's possible to bypass it by ad-hoc measures.

Paul
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