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Re: Error loading SMB mount



----- Original Message ----- 
From: <shrek-m gmx de>
To: <fedora-test-list redhat com>
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 7:04 AM
Subject: Re: Error loading SMB mount


> Rob wrote:
>
> >I am sorry if this has been discussed before, but it looks like the mail
> >archives are down.  I am trying to mount an smb share from one Fedora
Core 2
> >test1 to another Fedora Core 2 test1.  When I use this command:
> >
> >mount -t smbfs -o username=johndoe //192.168.1.69/data /mnt/data
> >
> >I get this:
> >
> >ERROR: smbfs filesystem not supported by the kernel
> >Please refer to the smbmnt(8) manual page
> >smbmnt failed: 255
> >
> >It used to work with RC1, but I am guessing it have something to do with
the
> >new kernel 2.6.  I have been able to access the share from windoz
machines
> >on the network, just not between the 2 fedora test machines.
> >
>
>
> you need samba-*  >3.0.2-1rc1
>
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/i386/Fedora/RPMS/
>
> smbfs was not and is afaik not supported in   "fedora core 2 test1"
> with kernel 2.6.x
> sure, you can compile your own kernel with smbfs-support  ;-)
>
> use CIFS instead
>
> # mount -t cifs -o username=johndoe //192.168.1.69/data /mnt/data
>
>
>

Worked like a charm!  many thanks

Rob




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