Here’s a procedure I found on taesch.com to ping a Ubuntu machine by the hostname from a Windows PC:
- sudo vi /etc/nsswitch.conf
hosts: files wins dns
- sudo aptitude install winbind
- sudo aptitude install samba
Given that I spent time and money on my FeeNAS node, I want to maximize its usage, so when a friend told me that I can use PXE and NFS to boot a diskless computer from the network, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to try somehing new and activate some more services under FreeNAS!
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case "$1" in
echo -n "Setting eth0 speed 1000 full-duplex…";
$ETHTOOL -s $DEV speed 1000 duplex full autoneg on;
echo " done."
update-rc.d 1000Mbs defaults