[Samba] mounting a win98 share

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Mon Oct 7 19:18:00 GMT 2002

On Sun, 6 Oct 2002, Guy Story, KC5GOI wrote:

> I am trying to perform a backup of a win98 share to the tape drive on my 
> server.  Until I upgraded to 2.2.5-1 everything was peachy.  Now I am getting 
> this:

Which version were you running before ... ?

> [root at chamber-gw samba]# mount -t smbfs -o password=******  
> // /home/backup/paula/

... because it's not supposed to work to only give an IP number with 
windows 9x.


mount -t smbfs -o password=X,ip= //name/paula /home/backup/paula

Where 'name' is the netbios name set on the win98 box.

Or even without the "ip" setting if you have the name in some name
resolution thing (wins, hosts, etc).


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