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ahab
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http://www.bubba.com/

Post by ahab » 22 Nov 2008, 09:13

This is the strangest thing... I've been using bubba2 for a couple of weeks and I have changed the workgroup setting to WORKGROUP since I'm on a windows network. Since I've done this I've been able to just enter bubba in firefox and then I've been taken to the bubba webinterface.

This doesn't work anymore! When I enter bubba I'm taken to the external website bubba.com! In order to access my bubba2 I need to enter the ip-number.

Any ideas anyone? I'm using the latest firefox-version.

Binkem
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Post by Binkem » 22 Nov 2008, 14:37

do you just enter bubba or do you enter http://bubba/?

ahab
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Post by ahab » 22 Nov 2008, 14:39


ian
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Post by ian » 22 Nov 2008, 15:26

It could be something to do with your router. If you've rebooted your router since you last rebooted your bubba, the bubba could still have a valid IP address, but the name bubba is not recognised, as it's no longer present in the DHCP table in your router. I suspect that rebooting your router followed by your bubba will solve the problem.

Per
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Post by Per » 22 Nov 2008, 16:40

Hi!

Reaching bubba by name uses NetBIOS name service. Check if you have a firewall that blocks netbios calls. UDP Port 137 is the NetBIOS name service.

/Per

Hape
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Post by Hape » 22 Nov 2008, 19:30

First try restarting Windows. (Presumably Windows XP?)

Especially Windows XP Home has some nasty habits.

rgds

miles
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Post by miles » 25 Nov 2008, 13:05

I had this problem - Putting an entry for bubba in the hosts file (C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc) fixed it. Have you tried this?

ahab
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Post by ahab » 25 Nov 2008, 13:39

The host file did the trick! Thanks a lot.

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