Flames don't flash up that frequently here. Especially just for asking questions (unless it something like "Why does Linux suck so much"
Netbios resolution is similar to DNS resolution, except netbios resolution works with Windows machine names. If you don't know what it is probably don't need it
. Besides, if your going to be accessing a windows box from your linux box in some way (other than samba) you can always just add the box name to your hosts file.