Samba Woes: Network name cannot be found

NoOp glgxg at
Tue May 8 01:48:10 UTC 2007

On 05/07/2007 12:30 PM, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> I'm still fighting getting Samba back up on my machine. Right now, I'm getting 
> an error message on the client when I click on the share name:
> 	\\Photon\michael is not accessible
> 	network name cannot be found.
> Note that I saved my smb.conf file from my old dapper installation (which 
> worked perfectly). I've restored that file for use on my feisty installation, 
> so I know my samba configuration is identical to what it used to be.
> Earlier, I (think) added michael to the smbpasswd file. I don't see the samba 
> password file in /etc, but I don't see it in the dapper /etc, either. 
> Any and all help greatly appreciated. I really need to get this connection up.
> Thanks in advance
> ---Michael

When I upgraded from Dapper --> Edgy --> Feisty I also experienced
problems with my Samba printers. Have a look here and see if this helps:

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