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Re: smbmnt error in FC2



On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 09:37:06PM +0000, Bart Kalita wrote:
> I've been trying to mount windows  NTFS  shares on FC2  in  original 
> test 1 Kernel  and with the  newest one , 2.6.3-1.100  and the error I 
> get  in shell and in webmin is as follows:
> 
> ERROR: smbfs  file system not supported by kernel
> Please refer to smbmnt (8) manual page
> smbmnt failes 255
> 
> I can stil create shares that are seen from windows machines. I was able 
> to create and link to shares form Linux to windows via webmin in all 
> previous linux'es I've used namely RH8, RH9, FC1 - all tests and final.
> 
> Am I missing something? is that kernel feature off due to testing or ...?

The Linux 2.6 kernel has replaced smbfs with cifs, which is more
featureful, less buggy, and has an active maintainer.  Read the
mount.cifs manual page, then change your /etc/fstab entry
appropriately.

			-- JF




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