linux 2.2.x and smbmount 2.0.5a: Win95 bugfix?

Keith G. Murphy keithmur at
Wed Oct 13 14:34:30 GMT 1999

Urban Widmark wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Keith G. Murphy wrote:
> > 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.
> The kernel is now smart enough and the file:
>   Documentation/filesystems/smbfs.txt
> is outdated in 2.2.12 and others.
Thank you, Urban, I suspected that was the case.  The source code looks
like it auto-detects.  I did:


in proc.c, and kern.log tells me that it works like a charm!  :-)

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