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  1. #1

    can't ping my network

    I used to share my internet connection with my daughters computer (winnt4.0) when I was running Mandriva 2006. Now that I'm running OpenSUSE 10.1. We can't find each other or even a workgroup on the network( both our computers conneted thru a switch). Could somebody please help us? Is it the tcp/ip configuration on my SUSE box?

  2. #2
    too many factors..... is your SUSE's firewall running? are both IP in the same subnet mask? workgroup, is your samba running properly?

  3. #3
    the firewall is not running. the subnet mask is for both ip addresses. the workgroup is tux-net. as far as samba runnig properly:
    chris@TUXBOX:/etc/samba> testparm smb.conf
    Load smb config files from smb.conf
    Processing section "[homes]"
    Processing section "[profiles]"
    Global parameter guest account found in service section!
    Processing section "[users]"
    Processing section "[groups]"
    Processing section "[printers]"
    Processing section "[print$]"
    Processing section "[netlogon]"
    Loaded services file OK.
    WARNING: passdb expand explicit = yes is deprecated
    Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE
    Press enter to see a dump of your service definitions

    workgroup = TUX-NET
    map to guest = Bad User
    printcap name = cups
    add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -c Machine -d /var/lib/nobody -s /bin/false %m$
    logon path = \\%L\profiles\.msprofile
    logon drive = P:
    logon home = \\%L\%U\.9xprofile
    os level = 2
    preferred master = No
    local master = No
    domain master = No
    ldap ssl = no
    usershare max shares = 100
    idmap uid = 10000-20000
    idmap gid = 10000-20000
    hosts allow =
    cups options = raw
    include = /etc/samba/dhcp.conf

    comment = Home Directories
    valid users = %S, %D%w%S
    read only = No
    inherit acls = Yes
    browseable = No

    comment = Network Profiles Service
    path = /home/Music/
    force group = users
    create mask = 0600
    directory mask = 0700
    guest ok = Yes
    case sensitive = No
    msdfs proxy = no

    comment = All users
    path = /home/
    inherit acls = Yes
    veto files = /aquota.user/groups/shares/

    comment = All groups
    path = /home/groups/
    inherit acls = Yes

    comment = All Printers
    path = /var/tmp
    create mask = 0600
    printable = Yes
    browseable = No

    comment = Printer Drivers
    path = /var/lib/samba/drivers
    write list = @ntadmin, root
    force group = ntadmin
    create mask = 0664
    directory mask = 0775

    comment = Network Logon Service
    path = /var/lib/samba/netlogon
    write list = root

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