Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!


  Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2004, 12:57 PM   #1
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Wisconsin
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 188

Rep: Reputation: 30
(Windows) Only one Linux box can mount a smb share

I have a strange problem with my network. Let me explain my setup: - Proliant (Slackware-Current) - Celly (Windows XP Home) - K6 (Slackware-Current)

For some reason, only Proliant is able to mount the samba share off of Celly... I know XP has a limit that only X amount of boxes can mount its share. But even when I unmount it on Celly and try on K6, it still gives an error.

About the only difference between the two boxes is that Proliant is on a 100mbps switch with Celly and K6 is connected to a 10mbps hub (yes, my hub is connected to my switch)

I can ping Celly just fine from K6, I've setup a webserver on Celly before and was able to browse just fine.

I don't get it, it worked fine at one point (I've installed five different versions of Linux on K6, no difference)

Maybe I'll use this as my excuse to move Celly back to Win2k (which I liked a LOT better...)

Old 07-21-2004, 01:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Seattle
Distribution: Slackware ?-14.1
Posts: 1,029

Rep: Reputation: 47
need to see:
smb.conf on both boxes
error message or log message of what you get when you try to mount and it fails.
also if there is an associated event in the XP event viewer.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NFS mount of smb mount of windows share: permission denied problem :( Bagatur Linux - Networking 4 07-07-2009 12:34 PM
acces windows share from my linux box jb_jauvin Slackware 6 03-30-2005 09:00 PM
windows share automatically mount on linux box emailssent Linux - Networking 11 11-01-2004 04:02 AM
Auto mounting Linux smb share on Windows at startup neranjana Linux - Networking 1 07-02-2004 07:56 PM
Cannot mount SMB share hotblack Linux - Networking 7 08-07-2003 12:36 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:01 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration