trying to use a VODAFONE modem (EchoLife HG556a, runs BusyBox 1.0) as
mini samba fileserver & local DNS/DHCP server. its IP adddress is
192.168.1.1, name VODAFONE
pinging local machines by name from linux clients fails, but looking
2011/08/25 14:18:06 eucalyptus (192.168.1.102) connect to service
Share as user nobody (uid=0,gid=0) (pid 11729)
2011/08/25 14:18:11 eucalyptus (192.168.1.102) closed connection to
(eucalyptus is a w7 machine) so its picking up name/number information
in samba, it spits out 127.0.0.1 as the address of the master browser,
which kills off pyNeighbourhood.
2011/08/25 14:36:32 ***** Samba name server VODAFONE is now a local
master browser for workgroup HOME on subnet 127.0.0.1 *****
(HOME is the name of the subnet)
has anyone had dealings with this box?
Probably fair to say this would be beyond the scope of mainstream
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