Why doesn't smbmount work?

Eduardo Diaz Uriarte ediazuri at wanadoo.es
Fri Oct 6 08:38:28 GMT 2000

On Fri, 06 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Eduardo Diaz Uriarte wrote:
> > Well, in fact, not. I have the same problem whenever I try either with 'mount -t smbfs' or 'smbmount'. And I
> > have tried with other users, other passwords, and with and without password. No way.
> > 
> > The only difference between 'mount' and 'smbmount' is that the error messages doesn't appear duplicated with
> > smbmount, ie:
> > 
> > smbmount:
> > tree connect failed: ERRSRV - ERRinvnetname (Invalid network name in tree connect.) SMB connection failed
> I don't know.
> But this looks like the win98 isn't happy with where you are coming from.
> Is the win98 and the linux box in the same workgroup? But if smbclient
> works then this should too ...
> /Urban

Yes, they are in the same workgroup. And I think the same: if smbclient works (and nmblookup and so on...)
why doesn't smbmount (or 'mount -t smbfs')? Don't know.

Gerry Snyder told me it would be a password problem, but I don't what this means...

Well, thanks, and still trying....

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