[Wolves] samba help

Baza baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Fri Feb 17 14:41:37 GMT 2006

>> Unless you explicitly specify SMB ( use a URL like
>> smb://ubuntu-box )
>> the Mac will default to connecting on TCP-548 (AFP
>> over IP)
> As another point, have you tried passing the IP
> address rather than machine name?
> Using Apple-K as above and supplying
> smb://ipaddress/sharename as the server address gets
> me my shared home directory from my Ubuntu desktop on
> my work iBook.
> Ad

Bingo! thanks guys. Now to find another pointless thing to try on my  
home network :)

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