[Samba] strange samba problem with connection timeout...

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Thu Jun 13 10:38:58 GMT 2002

On Thu, 13 Jun 2002, wayne deprince jr wrote:

> $ mount //moe/stuff
> timeout connecting to
> 1757: Connection to moe failed
> SMB connection failed
> no first i have no idea where this ip address comes from.. my single ip 
> from the cable modem isnt anywhere near this address.. second, all the 
> computers behind the gateway use the std 192.168.0.* address scheme.. 

smbmount uses the methods listed in your smb.conf to find the IP number
for the name you have given. So check that and the places it points to (eg
for dns /etc/hosts /etc/resolve.conf ...).

You can set the debug level and perhaps get some more info.


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