Why doesn't smbmount work?
mfedyk at matchmail.com
Mon Oct 23 22:53:01 GMT 2000
Eduardo Diaz Uriarte wrote:
> 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....
Are you using a 2.2 or 2.0.3x kernel? On 2.0 kernels, you need to specify the
ip address of the computer you want to mount.
If you have 2.2, just try the ip address, just in case. That might be your
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