l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2004 Jan 28 18:43

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Debian networking problem -- where do I start?
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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
> 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?
> --
> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
> AIM: Buffalo2K / Y!: rscrawford / ICQ: 11640404
> Howard Dean for America: http://www.deanforamerica.com
> http://www.mossroot.com http://www.stonegoose.com
> "It is only with our heart that we can see clearly.  What is essential
> is invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> _______________________________________________
> vox-tech mailing list
> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech

Mark K. Kim
AIM: markus kimius
Homepage: http://www.cbreak.org/
Xanga: http://www.xanga.com/vindaci
Friendster: http://www.friendster.com/user.jsp?id=13046
PGP key fingerprint: 7324 BACA 53AD E504 A76E  5167 6822 94F0 F298 5DCE
PGP key available on the homepage
vox-tech mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.