> On Sat, 2003-09-13 at 15:04, Dancho Penev wrote: >> On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 11:22:57AM +0200, sebastian ssmoller wrote: >> >From: sebastian ssmoller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >> >To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >> >Date: 13 Sep 2003 11:22:57 +0200 >> >Subject: smbmount problem >> > >> >hi, >> >i am running fbsd 5.1. when i try to mount a samba share on a debian >> >system i get : >> >smbfs: server name "x.y" too long >> >the server name is 16 chars long and i found out (looking at the >> >sources) that there is a limit of 15. >> > >> >my question: why is there such a limit? (i used this share from several >> >> In Windows world computer's NetBIOS names are limited to 15 bytes, >> so I suppose that the author of mount_smbfs is conform with that. >> >> >linux distros without any problem). does this mean i have to change the >> >hostname of the debian system (which could not be really a solution...) >> >> No, just use "netbios name" option in smb.conf, and attend name to be >> no more than 15 chars long. > > i tried that but i found out that the netbios name in the smb.conf > (client and server) is already shorter than 15 chars. > the problem seems to be that the full qualified name hostname.domain (as > used in the mount command line and as returned by the nameserver) is > longer than 15 chars. but this should be ok, shouldn't it ?
Yes, this isn't problem. What command you use to mount the share? > > any ideas ? > > thx > seb >> >> >or is there any other workaround ? >> > >> >thx for ur help >> >seb >> > >> >_______________________________________________ >> >[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list >> >http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> >To unsubscribe, send any mail to >> "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > --- Dancho Penev _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"