[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#463378: #463378 smbfs: Cannot tonnect to Win98 host
vorlon at debian.org
Tue Aug 12 13:23:47 UTC 2008
tags 463378 confirmed
On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 02:52:49AM +0200, Noèl Köthe wrote:
> Hello Elmar,
> smbfs is still (and will be) removed from samba and kernel 2.6.27 will
> remove it too.
> cifs is the replacement but you need a newer kernel for this.
> If this is not possible on your side I see nothing we can do for you
> because upstream (samba and kernel) removed/is removing smbfs.
> I would like to close the bug because there is nothing we can do.
> Or do you prefer to get it tagged "wontfix" which isn't the case IMHO.
I consider it an upstream bug that cifs requires one to specify both the
netbiosname and the hostname in order to connect to a Win9x server, so I
think there is something we should be doing here.
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