[Samba] Ubuntu Server can't see XP desktop share

Chris Smith smb_77 at chrissmith.org
Mon Nov 1 07:28:33 MDT 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 1:56 AM, simon at drsimon.co.nz <simon at drsimon.co.nz> wrote:
> fstab has this in it...
>        //Q660/sback /mnt/sback smbfs

smbfs is deprecated, type should be cifs

try connecting with smbclient (betting that works)

read your logs

> smbtree returns this...
>        \\THECOMPUTER
>        \\Q660                                                  // A Windoze
> XP Home desktop machine
>                \\Q660\Root
>                \\Q660\sback                                // This is the

certainly "sees" the share.

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