doug at polands.org
Wed Dec 10 11:51:19 PST 2003
HOLLOW, CHRISTOPHER said:
> Maybe your Google is broken. =) The string "mount_smbfs: unable to
> open connection: syserr = RPC struct is bad" returned ten or so relevant
> results including...
You're right, I limited my search to groups and freebsd mailing questions.
The message you reference never came up. Learn something new every day :)
> Looks as though the Windoze user that you are connecting with has a
> password that is about to expire. Depending on your security policy,
> maybe consider checking "Password never expires" for that user.
> Hope this helps...
many thanks to you Sir.
> Doug Poland wrote:
>>I'm running 4.8-RELEASE on a box that, daily, connects to a windows machine
>>and writes files to a "share".
>>This system was working for about a month. But now, every time I issue the mount_smbfs
>>command I get....
>> "mount_smbfs: unable to open connection: syserr = RPC struct is bad"
>>In /var/log/messages I see...
>> "/kernel: smb_maperror: Unmapped error 2:2242"
>>Absolutely nothing has changed on either the FreeBSD box or the Windows 2000 server.
>>In fact, neither box had even been rebooted until the discovery of this problem.
>>Subsequently, each box was bounced once, but to no avail.
>>I've googled on both phrases but have found nothing. Can anyone shed light on
>>this or, perhaps, point me in the right direction?
> Christopher Hollow - Technical Consultant
> Infrastructure & Technology Support
> Toronto, ON
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