Samba on Slack .. can't see shared resources from Windows
I'm not sure if this is specific to Slackware or just a general Samba question, so .. sorry if this is posted in the wrong place. :)
I'm running Slackware 10.1 and I've installed Samba and Swat from source. I've configured Samba using Swat by reading the man pages and from what I can gather it should all be working correctly. On my Slack box, Swat shows that my printer and a share I've created called 'tmp' should be accessable by anyone. I can see my Slack box in Windows in 'My Network Places' and it has the right NetBIOS name and description that I set in Samba, but I can't see the shared resources on it. Does anyone know where I might be going wrong?
Edit: Now I'm getting this error in XP when I double click the Slack box in My Network Places: "\\slackbox is not available. You might not have permissions to use this network resource. Contact the administrator to find out if you have access permissions. The specified network name is no longer available."
Re: Samba on Slack .. can't see shared resources from Windows
Originally Posted by stokes
Why didn't you just use the samba package that comes with 10.1 ? it comes with SWAT already, you're gonna have trouble removing or upgrading samba in future unless you made it into a package before installing it.