Re: smbfs and mainstream 2.1.14
Fri, 13 Dec 96 13:30:22 +1000

>> Today, I tried to mount a share which was shared for all (without
>> password) at a user-level by a Win95 machine whose Netbios name is
>> ARBITRE and whose DNS name is (ip =,
>> the machine is in the DNS)
>> celine> smbmount '//' /home/hpreg/toto -s
>> Dec 11 19:34:33 celine kernel: smb_dont_catch_keepalive:
>> server->data_ready == NULL
>A new precision for those who think the problem comes from my command line :
>it perfectly works if the Win95 machine shares the directory at a
>resource-level. But it breaks if it shares it at a user-level :(((

Have you tried using Samba as the file server?

When using Samba as a file server I've found Win95 machines to not like
user-level security... Perhaps there is some problem with user-level security
under Win95?

Russell Coker