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Re: FIXED! FC2test1, smbfs/cifs, problems



Summary: The samba rpm doesnt seem to build and provide the much
needed /sbin/mount.cifs exectuable.

If I download and install mount.cifs, from say:

 http://ca.samba.org/samba/ftp/cifs-cvs/mount.cifs

into /sbin, all is well.

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Aleksander Demko wrote:

>
> I see smbfs is missing from the FC2 kernels, and assume this cifs
> is the replacement. Anyways, when I try to mount a share, I get:
>
> mount /nexus/heap/
> mount: Connection refused
>
> I ran a nc -l -p 139 on my machine, and found the thing tryint to
> access localhost, instead of the remote server. If I replace the
> remote server's name with its IP, I get:
>
> [root zenith cifs]# mount /nexus/heap/
> mount: block device //192.70.172.142/heap is write-protected, mounting read-only
> mount: cannot mount block device //192.70.172.142/heap read-only
>
> smbclient confirmed that samba is workin on the remote server and
> that I can access it.
>
> strace on the mount shows something about accessing:
> /sbin/mount.cifs. The mount.cifs(8) page also mensions this.
> However, I lack this file (yet I have mount.smb and .smbfs), yet my
> kernel lacks smbfs.ko etc, but has cifs.ko.

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