Urban Widmark urban at
Tue Oct 2 10:19:02 GMT 2001

On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Sunny Dubey wrote:

> bash-2.05# mount -t smbfs -o username=family,password=family //main/sec 
> /mnt/smb/
> 1025: Connection to main failed
> SMB connection failed

It probably can't decode the name "main" into an ip#. Try adding
ip= to the list of options.

> however ... at the same time I know my linux box can see the share with the 
> following command ...
> bash-2.05$ smbclient -L -U family

Can you do 'smbclient -L main -U family' ?

mount -t smbfs -o username=family,password=family // /...
should also work, if giving an IP works for smbclient.


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