[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.
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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