[Nottingham] cifs mounts error to a Windows machine

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Mon Mar 23 15:20:40 UTC 2009

Dan Mackdermott wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> Martin wrote:
>> works fine being as "winpc02" listed in the /etc/hosts file.
>> Using "mount -v" shows that the ip address for "winpc02" is found ok.
> Have you checked your lmhosts file in /etc/samba?


It's not in there.

Samba is set to also check the /etc/hosts file which is where it then 
finds the name to then set the ip=xx.xx.xx.xx for the mount.

So that looks ok.


Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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