[users]Re: problem connecting to Windows network

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando Ubuntu at bugabundo.net
Sat Sep 8 21:25:06 UTC 2007


On Saturday 08 September 2007 02:56:07 Jimmy Wu wrote:
> On 9/7/07, Jimmy Wu <jimmywu013 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 9/7/07, Marc Rios <marcrios84 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > have you tried to access smb://ip_of_win_host ???
> > >
> >
> > Yeah, that doesn't work
> >
> > Jimmy
> >
> 
> 
> An update: just tried typing in the ip, and it works.  Now my question is
> what happened to the name resolution?  Network printing won't work now
> either, because the printer is attached to the Windows machine, and was set
> up using the host name, not IP.
> 
> Jimmy

for some strange reason, that Im not aware, SAMBA doesnt do such a  great name resolution. I had to chance the default config to "Host" to make it work a little better.
Also the only other way for it to work, is to place IP+Name on /etc/hosts


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