Re: Weird - can't see Slug by Name anymore?
- No, don't do that. No serious network should make use of HOSTS files.
Either use network browsing (like in this case, a correctly configured
Samba) or a DNS server. Using the HOSTS file just makes things harder
--- In email@example.com, Bluechip <csbluechip@...> wrote:
> My best guess is that you need to locate your windows "hosts" file
> At 14:48 15/02/2008, you wrote:
> >Hi Lee,
> >Did you set up the workgroup on the NSLU2 under Admnistration tab\
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "lee_alkureishi" <lee_alkureishi@...>
> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Sent: Sexta-feira, 15 de Fevereiro de 2008 13H59m GMT +00:00 GMT
> >Britain, Ireland, Portugal
> >Subject: [nslu2-linux] Weird - can't see Slug by Name anymore?
> >Hi all,
> >got a strange problem:
> >I finally got fed up with Vista last night, and wiped my desktop. I've
> >reverted to WinXP SP2, and spent the best part of the last 24 hours
> >setting it up again (fun...).
> >Anyway, I've noticed that since the wipe, I can access my Slug via
> >it's IP address (192.168.xxx.xx), but not via it's name (LeekoSlug).
> >Before the wipe, I was able to type LeekoSlug into the address bar of
> >firefox, and it would take me straight to the admin page (or CUPS
> >admin, depending on the port).
> >I've no idea how to fix this... I'm sure it's a simple oversight, but
> >it's got me stumped...
> >My desktop is connected via RJ45 to my router (USR8045), as is my
> >Slug. DHCP is enabled on the router, but not on the slug. The slug has
> >a fixed IP, as does my Desktop (set via network connections control
> >panel). I haven't rebooted the router or the slug recently, so nothing
> >should have changed on that end...
> >Also: I don't know if this is related, but I can't see the Slug in my
> >workgroup (I'm sure it used to show up). My desktop's workgroup is
> >"WORKGROUP" - how do I find out what it's set to on the slug? I can
> >see the uPNP server ok (Twonky).
> >Thanks in advance if anyone can help!