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 From:  "Lee B." <leeb00 at gmail dot com>
 To:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Must ping before connecting to share!
 Date:  Fri, 26 May 2006 20:53:43 -0700
On 5/26/2006 8:19 PM, Lee Sharp wrote:
> Yep.  When you ping it, you both do a NetBIOS name exchange.  Chalk it 
> up to Microsoft designing NetBIOS naming while drinking heavily.  You 
> need a wins server, a lmhost file, or to "register DHCP leases" in the 
> m0n0wall dns forwarder.

Thanks, but I have always had "register DHCP Leases" enabled in M0n0wall.

And the funny thing is that my other Windows XP machine has no problem 
connecting to shares on other hosts. But its configured same as the 
first PC, I think. ;)