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Re: smbfs support broken in FC7?



On 8/16/07, Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com> wrote:
> Note: this question is not "what do I use instead of smbfs" it's "how do
> I get smbfs working?" FAQs read, searches done, not interested in CIFS
> since the server doesn't speak it. I need to get data off a machine
> which speaks only SMB, so I'm looking for ways to do that. I have two
> servers which write logs I need, and I'm tired of using an old FC1 box
> to do it. Surely core functionality like SMB hasn';t really been
> removed, has it?
>
> Using CIFS, linking mount.cifs to mount.smbfs, downloading several
> smbmount "replacements" which don't work, and other obvious things found
> in a few hours of search and swear testing. The error was
>   error 112 = host is down
> which I guess means "host wants to talk SMB not CIFS" in reality.
>
> Other info:
> .  smbtree can see the filesystems required, discard all the hardware,
> network, etc, guesses
> . the new machines with FC7 send packets to the right host, but they
> aren't using SMB
>   as confirmed by tcpdump, discard DNS guesses
> . the host is up for ping and ftp, and various other distributions from
> FC1 to FC4 are able to mount
>   the f/s (those were the machines not in production) discard host and
> server problem guesses
>
> --
> bill davidsen <davidsen tmr com>
>   CTO TMR Associates, Inc
>   Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979
>

If the machine speaks SMB, then CIFS will work, most likely, you're
trying to mount using the netbios names.


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