Windows '98 can't connect to Samba!

Windows '98 can't connect to Samba!

Post by Gerald R. Jense » Sun, 04 Oct 1998 04:00:00

This same problem turned me upside down, too...

In /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb, edit the line
     daemon nmbd -D
to read
     daemon nmbd -D -G TripperJones

In /etc/smb.conf, may sure you include the line
     null passwords = yes
in the [global] section.

I have both Win 95 and Win 98 boxes using Linux as a file server with no

Good Luck!


Windows '98 can't connect to Samba!

Post by Ben » Mon, 05 Oct 1998 04:00:00

I've been having the same problem lately, so I thought this was gonna
What I did find out from trying the stuff in that reply is that NMBD isnt
running for me...

smb status shows that nmbd is stopped...
I've tried stopping all SMB services and starting them, as well as using the
restart option...
To no avail.
I'm relatively new to linux, so i'm still having a few teething troubles.
Anyway - any suggestions would be great.
Like where i can find an errorlog!?!?