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Re: Connecting to Win 2K with Samba



Thanks for the help.  Then computer name, Deneb, shows up in RH console
as well as in /etc/sysconfig/network.

Bob

On Thu, 2002-12-05 at 19:28, toby wrote:
> Bob Parry wrote:
> > 
> > I have a small home business network with one Win 2K one Win XP and
> > one Red Hat 8.0 machine.  The Linux box can connect and share the
> > printer on the XP machine.  However I can not connect to the Linux
> > box from the Windows boxes.
> > 
> > The error I get is "Path not Found".  The Samba server appears in the
> > Network Neighbour Hood but does not connect.
> > 
> > There is a Linksys DSL Router acting as DHCP server thing.  The names
> > of the Windows boxes shows up on the DHCP list but the Linux box does
> > not have a name.
> 
> Windows boxes will typically register their comptername to dhcp, RH will
> typically not.
> 
> > 
> > If this is the problem I have not been able to find the file where the
> > Linux machine name resides.  I have added it to /etc/hosts on both
> > Windows and Linux boxes.
> 
> For dhcp on RH, it's set in /etc/sysconfig/network - HOSTNAME=your host name
> 
> What's the RH console show for hostname? 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -tkb
> 
> 
> 
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