Chapter 25. It Can’t Happen Here


Debugging browsing problems is difficult to say the least...

 --Benjamin Carter in an e’mail message to the Samba-Technical mailing list

Trouble in the Network Neighborhood? What could possibly happen to disrupt the peace and prosperity of such a stable, well run, and deliberately happy place?

Well, any society that puts presentation ahead of principle is bound to suffer. The Network Neighborhood is far from being an exception. Many things, most of them trivial, can throw a monkey-wrench into the works. To its credit, the Browse Service is fairly resilient and recovers quickly once the problem has been rectified. It also helps that it’s a non-critical system. Still, fixing the problems generally requires intervention ...

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