samba mount by name
dthomas53 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 10:22:18 PST 2006
I had this problem a while back too. If I remember correctly, I didn't have
nmbd running. Also, as a quicker workaround, you could just add the host map
to your Windows hosts file located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.
On 1/22/06, Aivaras <ashas at takas.lt> wrote:
> How to get to samba share by name?
> On windows mashine typing in explorer \\192.168.0.1 opens shares and
> \\server doesnt.
> Mounting localy on server:
> mount_smbfs -I 192.168.0.1 //server/data /mnt/samba - works
> mount_smbfs //server/data /mnt/samba - mount_smbfs: can't get server
> address: syserr = Operation timed out
> ping server - I get good response - ping works to that name.
> 192.168.0.1 server.domain.com server
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