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# 1  
Old 11-05-2001
Data Networking with Win2000

I'm trying to network a windows 2000 computer and a SCO unix machine. I'm able to ping the SCO computer's IP address. However, if I try to ping from the Unix machinge. Only the first packet is received and I then get the error message

"Ping interrupted whilst trying ot reslove IP address. Check Domain Name Resolver (SFF) Config?"

This happens even if I ping myself. Also the Win2000 computer appears not to be able to see the Unix machine.

Can anybody give me a clue what this means or how to fix it as I'm totally new to unix. Thanks
# 2  
Old 11-05-2001
Samba?

Do you have Samba installed and using it for shares? I'm still new to this but I'm able to get the W2K machines to see me using Samba. I created my shares but now I'm trying to mount the shares off the win2k machines and win98 machines now and I'm having a pain in the @$$ of a time doing it.

I'm trying the following command:

mount -t nfs //othercompsIP/Share //mylocalmount

and I keep getting:

mount: directory to mount not in host:dir format

If you can help me with mine I'll be more than happy to give you feedback with my network.

Kyph
# 3  
Old 11-06-2001
When you mount a filesystem using NFS you must specify the hostname and directory of the filesystem. In the code:


mount -t nfs //othercompsIP/Share //mylocalmount


above... no hostname is specificed (hence the error).
# 4  
Old 11-06-2001
I've done that

I've tried everything like that. Here are some examples.

mount -t nfs //ip-of-other-comp/share //my-comp's-ip-and/or-name/directory

I've even tried flipping it to where I had my comp first and the share comp last and I still get that error.


I know that the two forward slashes first denote a computer name or IP and I've tried it with and without that information and I still don't get what a valid response.

Kyph
# 5  
Old 11-06-2001
mount [-fnrsvw] [-t vfstype] [-o options] device dir

Quote:

Most devices are indicated by a file name (of a block spe-
cial device), like /dev/sda1, but there are other possi-
bilities. For example, in the case of an NFS mount, device
may look like knuth.cwi.nl:/dir. It is possible to indi-
cate a block special device using its volume label or UUID
(see the -L and -U options below).
An example in UNIX would be:
mount -t nfs host.domain.com/remote/directory /usr/local/mount/point

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