[Samba] smbmnt problem ...

Martyn Ranyard ranyardm at lineone.net
Mon Feb 11 08:19:15 GMT 2002

Looks to me like you didn't compile with smbmount,  type ./configure --help 
to decide what options you need.  You will almost certainly need 

This is such a frequent type of question that I have a printout of the 
configure --help on my desk for when I am dealing with my mail!


At 06:03 PM 2/11/02 +0200, C.Lee Taylor wrote:
>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= nmask=
>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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Martyn Ranyard

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