[Samba] No protocol supported

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Tue Jan 8 03:36:43 GMT 2008

Yan Seiner wrote:
> I'm trying to log into a problem server.  The server is running an old 
> kernel - 2.6.10 - and samba 3.0.25C.
> When I try to mount a share from another server running samba 3.0.26b, 
> I get:
> root at Lethe:/tmp/log/samba# mount.cifs //kahn/yan /tmp/x --verbose -o 
> user=xxx,pass=yyy,ip=
> parsing options: user=xxx,pass=yyy,ip=
> ip address override specified
> ip address specified explicitly
> mount.cifs kernel mount options 
> unc=//kahn\yan,ver=1,user=xxx,pass=yyy,ip=
> mount error 22 = Invalid argument
> Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)
> [2008/01/07 21:24:27, 0] smbd/negprot.c:reply_negprot(608)
>  No protocol supported !

OK, the problem, as usual, was between the keyboard and the monitor.....

Way back when I was troubleshooting a really misbehaved windows app on
kahn, and I put

max protocol = LANMAN2

into the smb.conf file.

I've removed the line and I can mount shares....


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