smbmount and smbfs (was Re: smbmount et al...)

Andrew Tridgell tridge at
Mon Sep 28 23:30:07 GMT 1998

> With regards to the timestamp problem, I would suspect that you've
> mounted the volume with incorrect bug-workaround flags. There are
> differences in the way timestamps are handled in Win95 vs NT smb
> servers, so if smbfs thinks it's talking to a Win95 system,
> timestamps will probably be wrong.

you might like to change smbfs to look at the capabilities bits from
the negprot response:

if (capabilities & CAP_NT_SMBS) {
} else {

or should smbmount do this and pass a flag to the kernel?

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