Bug 454241 - Can't mount remote windows shares using Places->Connect to server
Can't mount remote windows shares using Places->Connect to server
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-mount (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-07 03:05 EDT by Oded Arbel
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:56 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-06-10 04:46:44 EDT
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Description Oded Arbel 2008-07-07 03:05:47 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a windows server "negro" with browseable share "users" which contains my
user folder "oded.a" which I can access. I can use nautilus to browse to
"smb://negro/users/oded.a" fine with no problems. When I use Places->Connect to
server, and fill in the details:
Type: windows share
Server: negro
Share: users
Folder: oded.a
Domain: mydomain

I get an error saying: 
Can't display location "smb://negro/users/oded.a"
The specified location is not mounted

After I do that, in the "places" side bar on a nautilus window (and Places menu
in GNOME menu) I can see that a "users" mount appeared. Clicking on the new
mount point, I get another (duplicate) "users" mount in the "places" list, and I
can browse the share fine. If I now try to Connect to server with the above
details, it works fine. After I manually unmount both "users" mount points, I
can reproduce the problem again.

I can't reproduce this problem in Fedora 8. I'm also not sure if gnome-mount is
the right component for this.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make sure no windows shares are mounter
2. Use Places->connect to server to access a windows share
Actual results:
Nautilus error message and no window opens, but a share appears to be mounted

Expected results:
The share should be mounted and a nautilus window should open.

Additional info:
I have gvfs-fuse installed. Also after I get the duplicate mount points mess,
doing ps shows two gvfsd-smb processes.
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