[Cerowrt-devel] cerowrt-3.10.34-4 dev build released

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 15:26:49 EDT 2014

It would have helped to have a backup. As best I recall we'd had to
add 3 lines to the smb.conf.template file, notably

wins support = yes

On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Jim Reisert AD1C
<jjreisert at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Not the cleanest upgrade, for me at least.  It went something like this:
> After doing a sysupgrade from 3.10.32-12, Windows file sharing across
> the subnets was no longer working.  Referring to:
> http://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/cerowrt/wiki/Sharing_Windows_Files_from_wired_to_wireless
> I noticed that /etc/samba/smb.conf.template had been restored back to
> its default.  I made the changes, rebooted a number of times, etc. but
> still count not get samba working.
> So I tried a "sysupgrade" back to 3.10.32-12, but same results.
> I did a clean install of 3.10.34-4. with the same results.
> I did a clean install of 3.10.32-12 with the same results.
> I then ran across this correspondence between Dave and I from about a month ago:
> "After installing Samba, we could not see the remote Windows file
>   shares over the network, except by using the TCP/IP v4 numerical
>    address. Suspecting it was a WINS problem, I changed the setting on
>   both my network adapters (local and remote):
>   <network adapter> | Properties
>   Click on TCP/IPv4 and then on Properties
>   Clicked Advanced button at the bottom, then go to the WINS tab
>   I had "Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP" checked on both computers. I
>   changed this to the Default setting (use NetBIOS setting from the DHCP
>   server).  After another reboot, the Windows networking was working by
>   name."
> My Windows network settings hadn't changed, so there was nothing to do here.
> Bottom l line, I can access the wired network server from the wireless
> machine by numerical IP address only, no longer by WINS address.
> I did not try re-flashing all the way back to 3.10.26-7, the version
> onto which I had originally made samba run (before upgrading to
> 3.10.32-9 etc.)
> At this point I'm tempted to leave well enough alone, as I've already
> re-configured the one application that talks to the network drive to
> use the numerical IP address.
> --
> Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us

Dave Täht

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