mounting samba with smbfs kernel support but no samba/smbclient
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Fri Aug 19 10:01:59 PDT 2005
Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> I am relatively inactive on this list. I am trying to mount samba
> on an lfs-based machine. I am experiencing difficulties. The
> machine has lfs (kernel18.104.22.168 installed. There is kernel support
> for smbfs. The machine does not have samba installed nor smbclient.
> (This is because it is intended as a gageway machine) and the
> present exercise in mounting samba from an external server is for
> network-setup verification.
> 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 in the attached file. Help would be appreciated.
Welcome out of lurking! :). I know little of samba. I gather you need
The mount stuff is because the kernel seems to be looking for an ext2
system. You are telling it -t smbfs.
Look for a hint, a doc, or as a _last_ resort, a HOWTO.
Try this google: samba linux "mount -t"
With best Regards,
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