Unable to mount location Failed to retrieve share list from server: No such file or directory solution

Cannot even "Browse Network" when clicking on "Windows Network"

Unable to mount location
Failed to retrieve share list from server: No such file or directory

logs:

[2017/02/14 00:16:44.271314, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd.c:58(terminate)
Got SIGTERM: going down...
[2017/02/13 17:35:41.797944, 0] ../lib/util/become_daemon.c:124(daemon_ready)
STATUS=daemon 'nmbd' finished starting up and ready to serve connections
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984161, 0] ../source3/libsmb/nmblib.c:873(send_udp)
Packet send failed to 192.168.1.255(138) ERRNO=Invalid argument
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984314, 0] ../source3/libsmb/nmblib.c:873(send_udp)
Packet send failed to 192.168.1.255(137) ERRNO=Invalid argument
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984353, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd_packets.c:179(send_netbios_packet)
send_netbios_packet: send_packet() to IP 192.168.1.255 port 137 failed
[2017/02/14 01:36:51.984390, 0] ../source3/nmbd/nmbd_nameregister.c:582(register_name)
register_name: Failed to send packet trying to register name __MSBROWSE__<01>

Solution

  • problem was a missing share (share mount point was not active or mounted due to drives being dead/disconnected) in /etc/samba/smb.conf
  • had to fix it and restart nmbd and smbd manually (restarting samba itself for some reason did nothing).

sudo service nmbd restart
sudo service smbd restart


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