[Samba] Re: smbfs mount issues

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Tue Oct 19 01:56:13 GMT 2004

Have you tried to browse this share with smbclient?


Jason Pirok wrote:
> This problem began a couple months ago with my new install of (you
> guessed it) XP sp2.  Now, when i mount a share from the xp machine to
> my debian box, everyone, including rot, gets a permission denied
> trying to ls the dir.
> I've read posts about switching to cifs, but that has opened a whole
> new can of worms.  I'd just like to see smbfs mount my shares properly
> the way they used to.
> My version of samba is 3.0.7-1 according to dpkg on debian unstable.  
> the mount command is
> mount -t smbfs -o
> credentials=cred.file,netbiosname=intruder,workgroup=workgroup,ip=
> //host/share /path/to/mount/dir
> I've done lots of look ups on google regarding many combinations of xp
> smbfs and the problems encountered to no avail.  I'm at wits end and
> don't know what else to do.
> Sincerely,
> Jason

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