Roeland M.J. Meyer rmeyer at
Fri Jan 23 03:40:03 GMT 1998

I use smbmount. But it has a few problems, chief of these is the need to specify both user name and password in the command-line. I mount shares from my WinNT machines to my backup master so that BRU can dump thier content to DAT tape, on a cron-job. I do these smb mounts in my /etc/rc.d/rc.local and it is a shell script which can not be 400 <sigh>. Now if smbmount could use the smbpasswd file, life would be much better.

-----Original Message-----
From:	Bond, Jeffery [SMTP:Jeff.Bond at]
Sent:	Thursday, January 22, 1998 1:37 AM
To:	Multiple recipients of list
Subject:	smbmount

Hi folk,

I'm sorry if this is a little off topic. I'm looking for a way to mount SMB
shares on a unix machine (FreeBSD). I know that Linux has smbfs, but that
doesn't help me (or does it???). I have heard about something called
'smbmount', but all my searches seem to find dodgy alphas, or versions that
rely on the source code of old (1.8.xx) versions of SAMBA. 

Is there an up to date, reliable version of smbmount (or similar) available
for FreeBSD, and if so, where can I get it?

Many thanks for any help,

Jeff Bond.

Jeffery Bond
LSI Engineer
NEC Technologies (UK)

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