[Samba] smbclient to dos

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Wed Apr 17 09:54:02 GMT 2002

On 17 Apr 2002, Samo Gabrovec wrote:

> Hello!
> I have a dos box which has a shared disk (no password) i can access this
> disk from any windows machine (win95) but not from linux with smbclient.
> what ever command i run (to list shares, mount it ...) i get *SMBSERVER
> failed (code 143). I can however interact with other win95 computers
> with shared disks from the same linux computer. What am i doing wrong ?
> Is it at all posible to use an dos shared drive with smbclient? 
> smbclient version is 2.0.6 but i also tried with  2.2.1a (diffrent
> computer)  and i got the same results. 
> for exsample:
> ----------
> smbclient -L -d9
Try using the netbios name instead, possibly with the ip number as a
separate option. Older clients doesn't listen to the generic name


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