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    samba and win98 networking

    Hey for the past 2hr I have been trying to network my linux box with my win98 one, but I cannot seem to mount them I keep getting a error in LinNeighbourhood.



    I have looked through the docs on google justlinux linux.org and samba but I couldnt find anything useful unless I missed what I was looking for...again :-[. I also try what it said in the doc but it didnt work.

    I can't even connect to SWAT I keep getting connection refused to connect to localhost:901 but webmin connects just fine :-\. The win98 box has file and print sharing on. Also the win98 box has no firewall (I know I need one but not going to :P)

    TIA
    Michael

  2. #2

    Re:samba and win98 networking

    Here is my smb.conf file

    Code:
    # smb.conf is the main Samba configuration file. You find a full commented
    # version at /usr/share/doc/packages/samba/examples/smb.conf.SUSE
    # Date: 2004-07-21
    [global]
       workgroup = CP
       printing = cups
       printcap name = cups
       printcap cache time = 750
       cups options = raw
       printer admin = @ntadmin, root, administrator
       username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
       map to guest = Bad User
       logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
       logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
       logon drive = P:
       security = user
       encrypt passwords = yes
    [homes]
       comment = Home Directories
       valid users = %S
       browseable = No
       read only = No
       inherit permissions = Yes
    [profiles]
       comment = Network Profiles Service
       path = %H
       read only = No
       store dos attributes = Yes
       create mask = 0600
       directory mask = 0700
    [users]
       comment = All users
       path = /home
       read only = No
       inherit permissions = Yes
       veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/
    [groups]
       comment = All groups
       path = /home/groups
       read only = No
       inherit permissions = Yes
    [pdf]
       comment = PDF creator
       path = /var/tmp
       printable = Yes
       print command = /usr/bin/smbprngenpdf -J '%J' -c %c -s %s -u '%u' -z %z
       create mask = 0600
    [printers]
       comment = All Printers
       path = /var/tmp
       printable = Yes
       create mask = 0600
       browseable = No
    [print$]
       comment = Printer Drivers
       path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
       write list = @ntadmin root
       force group = ntadmin
       create mask = 0664
       directory mask = 0775

  3. #3

    Re:samba and win98 networking

    Start by checking this link

    That error message is a bit ambiguous...

  4. #4

    Re:samba and win98 networking

    It was working the whole time I just had to go to Network Browsing on the desktop and it worked just fine

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