Mounting an XP share in FreeBSD
freebsd at ubersoft.co.za
Tue Nov 2 02:33:22 PST 2004
> Gareth wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been experiencing some problems mounting a Windows XP SP2 share in
>> FreeBSD 4.10. My samba version is samba-2.2.8a_2. I have turned off the
>> firewall on the windows machine, and all traffic on the FreeBSD machine's
>> internal 192.168.0 subnet flows freely.
>> I am trying to mount a share called 'backups' on the windoze machine with
>> the following command:
>> mount_smbfs -I 192.168.0.11 //guest at 192.168.0.11/backups /mnt/backups/
>> ... i am prompted for a password and i enter it. I then get this message:
>> mount_smbfs: unable to open connection: syserr = Connection reset by peer
>> If I give mount_smbfs the -N switch it makes no difference. The
>> connection keeps getting reset. I can ping the windows machine and the
>> windows machine can browse the samba shares on the FreeBSD machine.
>> Can anyone offer a helping hand?
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>>>It should be mount_smbfs -I 192.168.0.11 //guest at machine_name/backups
>>>/mnt/backups. The machine_name could be the ip, but do you see your
>>>machine named 192.... when in network neighborhood? Or is it something
>>>like windows_box or whatever?
Aah! Thanks Jason.
Weird, i get the following message if i use the IP as the machine name:
"mount_smbfs: unable to open connection: syserr = Connection reset by peer"
...but if i give the machine name as the actual windows machine name then
all is fine, regardless of the username i specify. I didn't think it would
make the difference.
Thanks for your response.
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