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Old 09-16-2006, 04:59 PM   #1
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Samba works with one windows computer, but not the other?

This is one weird problem. I don't know much about samba. I use Ubuntu and connected to one windows computer just fine using (in Gnome): Places -> Connect to Server...
Windows Share,, SharedDocs, (rest empty).
Worked fine!
But when I try the same thing with, it says "SharedDocs couldn't be found. Perhaps it has been recently deleted.

If I go to smb://, it will list the folder 'SharedDocs.' If I go to smb://, I don't get any errors, but it doesn't list anything.

Network is FSNETWORK rather than MSHOME. I can ping back and forth fine. 103 works fine on other computers.

Any help appreciated.

Old 09-16-2006, 06:39 PM   #2
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Well, changed the ip of 103 to 101 and disabled authentication. Dunno which one it was (probably the latter...), but it worked.


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