Subject: Re: SMBMount v2.05a

Budman budman at
Thu Jan 20 02:59:01 GMT 2000

On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Jones, Rich wrote:

> RedHat 6.0:
>       works:  smbmount //win95machine/c /mnt/c
>       failed: smbmount "\\win95\c" -c `mount /mnt/c -u 123 -g 456`
> Slacware 7.0:
>       failed: smbmount //win95machine/c /mnt/c
>       failed: smbmount "\\win95\c" -c `mount /mnt/c -u 123 -g 456`
>       Error Msg:   Device does not exist.


>Verify that you have the smb filesystem (smbfs) compiled for the
>kernel (in kernel or as a module) on the slackware box.

Hehe smack me in the head :)  doh!   I didn't realize that Slackware 7.0
compiled the smbfs support as a module.  I did a modprobe smbfs, and
then smbmount //server/share /mnt/ptdir   <--- Bingo!  It worked.  :)
So I enabled the module in the /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file.

Thanks for the help :)

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