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Old 07-27-2003, 09:45 AM   #1
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simple samba and networking question


how to you change the name displayed when viewing computers from localhost, and how do you change the name displayed on the dhcp computer list on the router?
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Old 07-27-2003, 12:08 PM   #2
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I don't understand the question

If you want to set the hostname for your system in RedHat,
you must edit the line HOSTNAME= in /etc/sysconfig/network.
 
Old 07-28-2003, 10:42 AM   #3
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now samba doesn't work

Thanks for the tip, but now that I have changed it samba doesn't work!!
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Old 07-28-2003, 11:19 AM   #4
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More information please.

Does the Samba server start ?
 
Old 07-28-2003, 11:33 AM   #5
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server starts, client crashes

the server starts, I can read it from other computers, but I can not view other computers from the client.
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Old 07-28-2003, 11:41 AM   #6
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su into root and type
hostame *enter your hostname*
 
Old 07-28-2003, 11:50 AM   #7
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Thanx, it works!!
still a
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