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Re: [vox-tech] Debian networking problem -- where do I start?



Doesn't WinXP come with a firewall?  It could be just the ping that's not
working.  Try typing `smbclient -L <winxp_computer_name>`

-Mark (wrestling with his own winxp problems today)


On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Richard S. Crawford wrote:

> This is related to the Samba problem I reported yesterday.
>
> Pete suggested I look at /usr/share/doc/samba/DIAGNOSIS.txt.  I did so,
> and most of what I tried on the server worked just fine, and the Samba
> server seems to be working properly; I can execute smbmount on my Red
> Hat box and get to the shares just fine.
>
> I tried to get to the Windows computer from the Debian computer with no
> luck.  I executed
>
> $ ping 192.168.1.165
>
> which is the WinXP's IP address, but with no luck.  It seems that the
> Debian computer can't see the Windows computer; so while I can see the
> Debian computer from Windows, I can't see any of the shares on it.
>
> I've done quite a bit of Googling and poking around on the Debian
> website, and I've looked at files list /etc/hosts, /etc/hosts.allow,
> executed commands such as /sbin/route -n and so on, and I confess that I
> am a feeling a bit overwhelmed.
>
> Can anyone point me at some on-line beginner's networking resources that
> could help me resolve this?
>
> --
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