Question about smbsh / smbfs / smbmount

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Sat Jun 5 12:20:54 GMT 1999

Stephen L Arnold wrote:
> I'm not sure about smbfs support for AIX (I'm a linux guy).  With
> linux, smbfs is just another filesystem supported by the kernel.
> smbclient and smbmount are inter-related, and both rely on the
> smbfs support in the kernel.  

smbclint does not require smbfs support.  It is simply a 
user level application.

> With AIX, it must be kluged on there somehow.  I think 
> your best bet would be smbsh, but I haven't used
> it yet (only read posts by others who have).

smbfs is only implemented on Linux.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
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