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Posted on 1997-04-28
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I have installed samba on one PC and on another PC I have
Windows 95. I can ping from one PC to the other. When I test
the samba program with "smbclient -L myhost" it works fine.  But when I test it with "nmblookup -d 2 *" I get the error message: Network is unreachable.
So what could be the problem?
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by:timc
ID: 1584485
How is your network configured in terms of IP addresses/netmasks etc?
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by:abosch
ID: 1584486
The Linux PC has the IP 10.0.0.5 and the netmask 255.255.255.0 , the Computer with Win95 IP 10.0.0.6 and netmask 255.255.255.0.
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by:bcook
ID: 1584487
What's your routing table look like ? (Use route)

What is tyour broadcast adress ? (Use ifconfig /dev/eth0)

What is in your smb.conf ?
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by:abosch
ID: 1584488
route: 10.0.0.0   *    255.255.255.0  U   0   0  0 eth0

ifconfig:  Link encap 10Mbps Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:95:AA:A1:27
           inet addr 10.0.0.6 BCast:10.0.0.255 Mask:               255.255.255.0
           ...
smb.conf:  [global]
             workgroup = arbeitsgruppe
             guest account = nobody
             os level = 2
             security = share
             interfaces = 10.0.0.5/255.255.255.0

            [homes]
              browseable = yes
              read only = no
              create mode = 0750
 
             [test]
               path = /home/guest
               writeable = yes
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bcook earned 360 total points
ID: 1584489
Ok - Assuming that the above hasn't been typed in, and
is accurate:

The interfaces line in smb.conf doesn't match your machine Ip address. - You don't actually need the interfaces line in smb.conf - you would be better off without it.


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