Originally posted by odious1
smb and even nmb services should have no bearing on being able to route packets throught your gateway. what is the "network" service your are referring to that restarting in conjunction with samba seems to help.
In the FC3 GUI, there is a section called 'Services' under the 'Network Settings.' When I log in, my connection is not running. I look at all of the listed services, and the SMB one says something about a dead PID file, so I reset it. There is another service called "Network," and my connections comes back up when I reset SMB, then Network.
Here is a screenshot to show you what I am talking about