problems mounting samba on lfs-machine

Doug Ronne vextorspace at
Fri Aug 19 08:40:56 PDT 2005

On 8/19/05, lux-integ <lux-integ at> wrote:
> The external samba server mentioned has two shares; a public share that
> requires no password and a normal share that requires authentication. I am
> experiencing difficulty mounting either. I have tried various options after
> the -o tag. Examples of my efforts are below under details. Help would be
> appreciated.

> ======= details========================
> root at tuber:~#
> root at tuber:~# #efforts to mount a public share that requires no password
> root at tuber:~# mount -t smbfs //  /mnt/samba
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on //,
>        missing codepage or other error
>        In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
>        dmesg | tail  or so

mount -t smbfs // /mnt/samba -o guest

I didn't see the guest as an option in any of your tries.  That is
what I have working on my LFS system.  However I do have sambaclient
installed.  I'm not sure if it is necessary though.


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