Firestarter Blocks NetBIOS broadcasts on local LAN
With the default setting of "Block broadcasts from
external network", machines on the local net (using
SAMBA) never get NetBIOS broadcasts answered for the
local network, so the other machines and even the
Linux machine itself cannot find the Linux host.
On Linux nmblookup fails to find itself. I've run
Ethereal and it seen that the broadcasts are for an
INTERNAL network, so it would seem that either the doc
or the code is wrong.
I've seen this problem reported before but there was
no real fix to the problem, other than unchecking the
blocks from external network, and that is dangerous.
Please help, thanks.