[CentOS] CentOS-Samba question

Sun May 25 10:38:41 UTC 2008
Christopher Chan <christopher at ias.com.hk>

MHR wrote:
> My main system is a CentOS 5.1 64-bit desktop with gobs of disk and a
> couple of printers attached that work just fine.  I have it set up
> with samba so my VMWare guest Windows XP can access most of the files
> and the printers.

> But, when I try to connect to the printers from a remote machine that
> has a Win98/WinXP dual boot, I can't see the printers at all.

Do they should up if you run the command below in the Linux host?

smbclient -L //localhost

> Both 98/XP can ping the host by IP address or by name (I've updated
> the host on both and the lmhost file on the 98 boot), but the 98 boot
> can't see the network at all, and the XP boot can't see anything on my
> CentOS box, although it at least sees that the box is there.

Not even the home share? Have you created a machine account for the XP