[CentOS] Samba error

Tue Jul 21 21:48:01 UTC 2009
Filipe Brandenburger <filbranden at gmail.com>


On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 16:50, Daniel
Bruno<danielbruno at projetofedora.org> wrote:
> Don't have iptables rules or firewall between the windows machine and
> Linux Server and is on the same LAN.

Well, "broken pipe" in Samba indicates network problem...

Do you have Windows Firewall enabled on the XP machine? Or maybe a
third party Firewall? Anti-virus on the Windows machine?

Are you able to ping the Linux machine from the XP machine? And the
other way around, ping the XP machine from the Linux machine?

Is it possible that you have duplicate names on other machines on the
same network?

Does one of these machines have multiple network interfaces?

Do you have errors on the interfaces? (look at the "ifconfig" output).
Do you have speed/duplex negotiation issues between the hosts and the

Could you describe your network topology in more details?