[Techtalk] Network Neighborhood/network connection drop

Sara Falamaki saraf at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Feb 21 13:34:08 EST 2003

Something I found rather handy was xsmbrowser.  It basically emulates
the network neighbourhood window in windows, and lets you browse
both windows boxes and  *nix  boxes running samba.  I'd use it  over
just mounting the samba share because it figures out the dhcp stuff 
for ya, which is cool.


On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 09:45:09PM -0500, Rick Harwood wrote:
> I need a little help with a problem that I am having, actually two
> problems.  They may or may not be related.
> 1.  How do I get a Linux machine to be displayed in Network Neighborhood on
> my Windows 98 machines?  The Linux machine is running SuSE 8.1  I can ping
> the Linux machine from any of the Windows machines successfully.
> 2.  When copying files from a Windows machine to the Linux machine the
> network connection to the Linux machine will be dropped after a period of
> time (always varies).  I have to restart the network on the Linux machine
> only to get the connection going again, so it appears that the Linux
> machine is dropping the connection.  How might I correct this?
> Thank you for any help that you can give with either of these questions.
> -Rick Harwood
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Sara Falamaki                                 

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