Quote:>I'm able to access the internet throught the school's gateway.
I've enable the following lines in /etc/smb.conf: wins support =
Quote:>;wins server= a.b.c.d
>any reason for the ; in this line?
>remove it and try again
The ';' is the symboly delimiting a comment, I was just trying to
show all the relevant lines.
I can't have both the "wins server = " and "wins support" enabled
at the same time. I was showing the results
of trying a suggestion of a previous post (maybe hard trying to
map to school wins server, so try enabling one
of your own).
Quote:>I've also added my werver in my client's \windows\hosts.sam, but
>and the .sam won't help at all,
>rename it to hosts ( without suffix)
>No surprise. Remove the .sam extension, so that the filename is
just "hosts" without any extension.
I've done that, but still no go.
Quote:>This does not have any effect, unless you provide a /etc/lmhosts
file containg the names and IP addresses of the systems on both
sides of the
I've edited the /etc/lmhosts file like this:
Here's what I currently have in my /etc/smb.conf file:
wins support = yes
;wins server = 18.104.22.168
wins proxy = yes
dns proxy = no
Here's what I have in my network properties on my win98 client:
DNS Configuration- Enable DNS
Host: linuxserverclient Domain: school.edu
DNS Server Search Order (all the addresses found in
/etc/resolv.conf on linuxserver)
Installed gateways: 192.b.c.d (address of linuxserver)
WINS Configuration (Enable WINS Resolution)
WINS Server Search Order:
IP Address- Specify an IP address (I have dhcpd running on
Thanks for all of your help so far, I just wanna get this going
so I can access the other computers.
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