[Lucid] Network Error

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 28 18:00:32 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Hakan Koseoglu <hakan at koseoglu.org> wrote:
> On 27 August 2010 22:09, Lucio M Nicolosi <lmnicolosi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So, if I understood correctly, in a home network with a lousy ADSL
>> router also serving as a DHCP server (like mine), with Samba default
>> no wins support, the choice for static IPs could introduce a problem
>> like the above reported?
> Not necessarily, eventually the PCs & servers will broadcast who they
> are and will be registered but not immediately. Since broadcasts are
> UDP, they won't cross networks and using a WINS server makes things
> work faster.

You also don't need to use netbios names. Host names or ip addresses
are OK when used with smb operations.

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