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Mount - Unable to find suitable address

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http://askubuntu.com – I am trying to mount my Windows share through my Ubuntu box (no xwindow), but I continue to get Unable to find suitable address I have tried using the raw IP address, I have checked the credentials, I have disabled the Windows firewall, but I cannot find anything wrong. benny@backup:~$ sudo mount -t cifs //my-desk/j -o username=me,password=s)mePasss /mnt/sync Unable to find suitable address. benny@backup:~$ ping my-desk PING my-desk (10.10.10.43) 56(84) bytes of data. ♥ --- my-desk ping statistics --- 2 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 1008ms benny@backup:~$ su (HowTos)