[Samba] VMware and NetBios Problem

Marian Mlcoch, Ing mm at tsmp.sk
Fri Jul 11 05:12:57 GMT 2003

Yuo not write how configured is wmvare networking and what is DELLBOX.
RH8 resolve it as and try to this ip connect as samba client.
timeout say what this ip addres not exist or not provide microsoft or samba
file share networking.

First you need proper config for winxp tcpip and wmvare virtual net adapter,
second this is reflect in RH eth0 config.
And last if you use smbmount you need create smb.conf with proper


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike - EMAIL IGNORED" <m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 4:30 AM
Subject: [Samba] VMware and NetBios Problem

> With WinXP host, RH8 VMware guest, at level 3, I issue:
>    mount -t smbfs -o user,noauto,dmask=777,fmask=777,username=xx,
>    password=yy //DELLBOX/linuxShare /mnt/linuxShare
> and get:
>   Connection to DELLBOX failed
>   SMB connection failed
>   timeout connecting to
>   Error connecting to
> I cannot find this IP address anywhere. My tables indicate
> that port 139 is related to NETBIOS, but I don't know how
> to deal with this.  Where is this NETBIOS, and how is it
> controlled? I note that the box in question is not using
> 192.168. type IP addresses.
> Suggestions would be much appreciated.
> Mike.
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