[Samba] XP share not listed in Linneighborhood

Kai Blin kai at samba.org
Wed Apr 30 09:23:45 GMT 2008

On Wednesday 30 April 2008 11:02:34 Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I am unable to find my Windows XP share (winpro) in Linneighborhood
> which runs on my desktop Kubuntu Linux box.
> When I try to mount that Windows XP share I get the error message:
> 2139: session request to WINPRO failed (Not listening on called name)
> 2139: session request to *SMBSERVER failed (Not listening on called name)
> SMB connection failed
> smbmt: Error: winpro _not_ mounted.
> The command line I'm using to mount Winpro is:
>     smbmount //winpro/lba  /mnt/winpro  -o guest,uid=lba
> This line _used_ to work before I had a malfuntion on the winpro box and
> had to Repair XP.  Repair is similiar to a fresh install except many
> (but not all) settings are kept.
> Both winpro and the Kubuntu box are on the same workgroup and subnet
> with fixed IP.

Can you try with mount.cifs just in case?


Kai Blin
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