Chris G wrote: > No, this isn't the question answered in the FAQ. > > I have a Samba share device on my network that doesn't work with > mount.cifs, it returns "mount error 20 = Not a directory". This is a > know issue with old Samba devices, mount.cifs doesn't work with them. > > I have tried smbmount from my old Slackware system (which lives in the > garage as a backup system) and it can mount the share OK, so that and > a Google search confirms that this really is an incompatibility > between mount.cifs and the Samba device. > > (Oh, and mount.cifs works from this system to other Samba shares, so I > do have a working mount.cifs) > > So how do I set about getting a mount.smbfs on Fedora 7? > You may need the ip=www.xxx.yyy.zzz and servern=<server> options. mount -t cifs //mikkel/Backup /mnt/temp/ -o servern=MIKKEL,user=foo,pass=bar works for me, but mikkel in in /etc/hosts. (replacing foo and bar with a real user and password.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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