cannot connect to samba server

Anne Forker anne_forker at
Sun Oct 1 15:35:10 GMT 2000

Hi Timo,

Timo Fischer wrote:

>I am running samba 2.0.7 on a linux box (kernel 2.2.14 / SuSE 6.4),
>but i cannot connect to this server. Here the error messages. The
>connection fails, because there is not enough memory for a buffer.
>What can I do to get samba working?

Did you try to run smbclient on the server machine?

>error messages ( the samba server runs on ezra ):
>root at shadrach:/ > smbclient -L ezra
>added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
>session request to EZRA failed (code 0)
>session request to *SMBSERVER failed (code 0)
>root at ezra:~ > smbclient -L ezra
>added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
>added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
>error connecting to (Kein Hauptspeicher für den Puffer

I'm not sure whether this message comes from Samba (so please correct me if
I'm wrong). What does /var/log/messages on ezra say?

-- Anne

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