linux 2.2.x and smbmount 2.0.5a: Win95 bugfix?
Keith G. Murphy
keithmur at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 11 21:24:03 GMT 1999
I have become quite confused about the interaction of the kernel
versions and the different versions of Samba and smbmount.
I have just upgraded to a 2.2 kernel. 'make menuconfig' gave no choice
by which to enable the Win95 bug workaround. At the same time, smbmount
2.0.5a, which seems to be the proper one for a 2.2 kernel (it's the
latest provided by Debian, under the name smbmount-2.2.x), no longer
seems to have the '-c mount ...' syntax that let you provide the '-f'
switch to mount to enable the bugfix on a per-share basis.
How to enable the bugfix? Or is the kernel smart enough to do it now
without specifying the options? The kernel documentation does not state
so; in fact, it refers to the '-f' syntax. Very confusing.
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