XP and Samba share drive error

Marcel Kunath kunathma at pilot.msu.edu
Tue Dec 25 03:44:04 GMT 2001

I can update and say this affects only \\server\homes and \\server\username. I
can share \\server\other-sjhare just fine. Hmmm weird.

> > Hello,
> I got winXP working with Samba 2.2.2 PDC. Logon to domain works and netlogon
> script executes.
> After drive shares are mounted I try to access them and it errors:
> (driveletter):\ refers to a location that is unavailable. It could be on a
> harddrive on this computer, or on a network. Check to make sure that the disk
> is properly inserted, or that you are connected to the Internet or your
> network, and then try again. If it still cannot be located, the information
> might have been moved to another location.
> I can also handmount the shares and it will error as well. I haven't found
> anything on google regarding this. I tried finding something in local security

> settings but there is nothing regarding network shares mounting permissions. I

> didn't make any changes to the Samba server and it worked under win98 and
> win2k.
> Thanks,
> mk

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