Re: samba: linux won't access win98 shared floppy & CD
From: Joe Hente (thequantummechanicsastronomer_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 21:06:27 -0500
Douglas White wrote:
> I want my Red Hat 8 box to access my Win98 box, to read the Win98
> floppy and CD drives.
> The linux box can mount and read a share on NT4, and on W2K.
> NT4 and W2k boxes can mount and read the shares on the W98 box.
> I turned off encryption on the linux box, and did the registry hack on
> the W98 box to turn off encryption.
> We're on an NT domain, and the domain knows all the machines.
> I use this command on the linux box as root:
> mount -t smbfs -o
> //192.168.x.y/A /mnt/w98/A
> and I get the errors:
> session request to 192.168.x.y failed (called name not present)
> session request to 192 failed
> session request to *SMBSERVER failed
> SMB connection failed
> The first two errors happen with NT4 and W2K boxes, but the shares do
> I've tried variations of the username/domain%password option with no
> I've got to be missing something on the W98 box, is all I can think.
> Any insight is GREATLY appreciated! TIA Doug email@example.com
Are the drives set on share?