smbmount: unknown host

Dave J. Andruczyk dave at
Mon Mar 15 17:27:07 GMT 1999

> I am having a fe problems with samba 2.0.3.  I am able to log my machine
> on to the NT network and am able to use smbclient to view shares on
> everything but as soon as I try to mount something, I get an error:
> (machine_name):unknown host
> the -I option might be useful
> when I use the -I  it still gives me an error unknown host.
> I can also do nmblookup on all the machines on the net.
> Help much appreciated

I get the same trouble, but using -I IP_OF_MACHINE DOES work.

use the IP returned by nmblookup in IP_OF_MACHINE  above..

Dave J. Andruczyk
Instructional Support Associate
Department of Technology     
Buffalo State College

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