problem with mount -t smbfs

Urban Widmark urban at
Tue Aug 1 17:44:04 GMT 2000

On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Gregory Leblanc wrote:

> This was working a couple of weeks ago, but it's broken now.  When I issue a

What have you changed?

> command like 'mount -t smbfs //server/share /mount/point' I get an error
> that says "
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on //mrbig/grego$,
>        or too many mounted file systems
> "
> However, when I issue the command 'smbmount //server/share /mount/point/ it
> works just fine.  I've been unable to figure out what's going wrong.  Any
> hints?

'mount -t smbfs' needs to find mount.smbfs (normally in /sbin and a
symlink to smbmount).


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