smbmount on Solaris 2.5

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Jan 22 13:26:19 GMT 1998

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Deger Cenk Erdil wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> Day by day, samba becomes more integrated to our network. Now we have an
> smbmount problem. We are using samba on a Solaris 2.5 system (besides
> other Linux'es), and we want to mount some Win95 partitions on that
> machine. Unlike Linux, there is no smbfs support on Solaris. What should  
> we do to use smbmount on Solaris?

contact sun and ask them to publish either their source code, or a
"user-space" file-system-driver API.  just like microsoft have done for
the "installable file system" kit.

> We were using release 1.9.16p11 on that machine and upgraded it to 1.9.18. 
> - dce. 
> - -- Ekodinamik bir Aaalet.

<a href="mailto:lkcl at"  > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href=""> Samba Consultancy and Support </a>

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