samba help

Kirk Wood cpt.kirk at
Tue Apr 17 13:24:26 EDT 2001

On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Holmes, Steve wrote:
> One thing I've experienced with the \\servername issue is to always include
> the share name.  At least from other linux boxes and smbclient, I had to
> include the share name to avoid errors.  I've never done that from the
> windows start/run command.  I always used network neighborhood or an
> explicit path when I knew things were working.

The problem was in windows and the use of a share name is nt needed. Also,
there are problems. The error (if any) from typping \\servername will help
detirmine what the problem is. If the person with the problem wants to get
that back I can help out. I have a very strong background in the microslop
side of it.

Kirk Wood
Cpt.Kirk at

Nothing is hard if you know the answer or are used to doing it.

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