[Samba] mount_smbfs can't get server address

Frank Matthieß fm+samba at Microdata-POS.de
Fri Oct 11 10:55:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 06:50:32PM -0700, ben wrote:
> i am running freebsd 4.6.2 
> i am using this command to mount a windows share from windows xp
> mount_smbfs //user at server/share_name /path/to/mount_point
This seems to be incorrect for smbfs

	/server/share /path/to/mount_point \


Take a look at "man smbmount".

The uid and gid parameters for the 'local' view aka unix view.

> and everytime i get this message
> mount_smbfs: can't get server address: ssyerr = operation timed out
> i have also tried this command 
> mount -t smbfs //user at server/share_name /path/to/mount_point
> and get the same message

Frank Matthieß                                    fm+samba at Microdata-pos.de

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