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I am using Linux-Manddrake 6.1. I have bootp setup which I am using to gather the gateway,dns,netmask but I set a static ip to my machine in my hosts file. I can get out from the linux box to the internet and to the local machines but I can't get back in. When ever I try to ping my linux box from an other computer on the network it just sits there nothing comes in. When I tried to do a smbclient -L on my linux box it queryed my machine but then said no route to host??
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tgreaserCommented:
sounds like you dont have your subnet right? just a quess..
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foxrCommented:
check your hosts file and make sure you have listed it by name, or use WINS server functions in SAMBA.  Edit your samba.conf file and make sure you have samba's LM anounce funtion set to broadcast name, the work group you want, allow access funtions set and SMB password file setup to allow the user password.  If you are trying to list  shares on a remote machine that is running windows NT password encryption support must either be enabled in SAMBA or disabled on NT.  Read the the samba.conf file.  It is pretty straight forward once you see what's going on.  Hope this helps.
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