problem with mount -t smbfs
GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Tue Aug 1 18:17:18 GMT 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Urban Widmark [mailto:urban at svenskatest.se]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 10:44 AM
> To: Gregory Leblanc
> Cc: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA
> Subject: Re: problem with mount -t smbfs
> 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?
I upgraded Samba via the RedHat updated RPMs for 6.2. Bad move, it seems.
> > 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).
Ah, exactly what I needed to know. For some reason, that symlink was
pointed to somewhere OTHER than where the smbmount executable is. Once I
fixed that, things seem to be working (mostly) now. Thanks,
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