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Centos 6.3 can't resolve hostname of network drive while others can

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have a network drive (external network) being used as media storage for a media server running on my router. I'm trying to switch the media server to my Centos 6.3 machine so I can take advantage of ffmpeg and more (unrelated).. All I'm wondering here is why my Centos server can't resolve the host name for the drive while my laptop running Ubuntu can on the same network. Ubuntu can ping it by host name and receive a response. Though I know Ubuntu has a GUI and I can click on "network" in the file system and find it there smb://ballzdeep it says is the location of the drive. Centos is sans (HowTos)