[Samba] Autofs and Fedora 11

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Thu Sep 17 21:23:33 MDT 2009

Ian Shay kirjoitti:
> One more piece of information: when trying to mount explicitly (without 
> autofs)
> I have the following problem:
> mount -t cifs //Matsa/Pisi /mnt/matsa --verbose -o
> guest,user=guest,uid=501,gid=100,file_mode=0666,dir_mode=0777,domain=WORKGROUP 
> results in
> mount error: could not resolve address for Matsa: Name or service not known
> No ip address specified and hostname not found
> As before, smbclient //Matsa/Pisi seems to have no trouble with the IP

Think that smbclient is using other methods for netbios name resolving,
maybe you can try //matsa.full.dns.name or //ip.address


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