win98/samba problems

don_mccall at don_mccall at
Mon Nov 29 16:14:55 GMT 1999

The 'called name not present' indicates that the called name (ie the netbios 
name that you are TRYING to connect to) is not present on the network; that is, 
he did a broadcast using that netbios name, and noone answered (i suspect).  If 
you use the following form of the command:

smbclient -L cs198787-a -d 10  (to get a level 10 debug)  you might get further 
information as to what is happening,
specifically what methods you are set up to use to resolve host names...
for instance:

smbclient -L sweetee -d 10

Derived broadcast address
Added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
Client started (version 2.0.5a).
resolve_name: Attempting lmhosts lookup for name sweetee<0x20>
startlmhosts: Can't open lmhosts file /etc/opt/samba/lmhosts. Error was No such
file or directory
resolve_name: Attempting host lookup for name sweetee<0x20>
Connecting to at port 139

hope this helps,

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