[Samba] smbmnt problem ...

C.Lee Taylor leet at leenx.co.za
Mon Feb 11 08:09:54 GMT 2002

Greetings Samba Team and fellow Samba person ...

	I have seem to run into a problem after running Samba for the 
last year.

	I just downloaded Samba 2.2.3a, and compile an rpm and 
installed it.  I seem to have run into a few problems, but 
this is the first problem that I just don't know where else 
to look.

	I am tring to mount a share from a NT4Server to copy SQL 
BZip2 dump archive.  I use the following command ...

mount -t smbfs -o username=sqlbackup,password=sqlbackup
//SQLSCALA/sqlbackup$ /mnt/sqlscala

And I get the following error ...

execvp of smbmnt failed. Error was No such file or 
directory.smbmnt failed: 1

	Now this worked fine on Samba 2.0.7

	Now I know that this is working, because when I do

smbclient -U sqlbackup -L SQLSCALA

	I get ...

added interface ip= bcast= 
Got a positive name query response from ( )
Domain=[SCA###-ZA-DM] OS=[Windows NT 4.0] Server=[NT LAN 
Manager 4.0]

         Sharename      Type      Comment
         ---------      ----      -------
         ADMIN$         Disk      Remote Admin
         IPC$           IPC       Remote IPC
         C$             Disk      Default share
         D$             Disk      Default share
         sqlbackup$     Disk      Used to backup SQL BZ2

         Server               Comment
         ---------            -------

         Workgroup            Master
         ---------            -------

	As I said, I am stumped ... please could someone help. Thanks.

P.S. Great work guys.

P.S.S. 	One other quick thing, has the WINS handling of the 
NetBIOS names changed? ... The reason I ask, is that if I do 
a nmblookup sqlscala, I can't find the server, but if I do 
nmblookup SQLSCALA, it returns the IP address.  A good thing 
to put into the docs, might be that nmblooks for NT4 Servers 
should be in upper case, but I will leave that up to the 
Samba Gurus ...

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