Q. Minimal smbfs installation

Peter Samuelson peter at cadcamlab.org
Tue May 9 04:40:11 GMT 2000

[Greg Ford <Greg at Kohanga.ac.NZ>]
> What is the minimum set of files required for smbfs to work?

smbmount, smbumount, smbmnt.

> I am running RedHat 6.2 (with a custom kernel v 2.2.14, ntfs and
> network card support compiled in).

Compile in smbfs as well.

> Would I be better off using smbclient? ftp?

Dunno, depends on your needs.  ftp is probably smaller than
smbfs+smbmount+smbmnt, but I haven't checked.  If you are running IIS
or some other ftpd on your NT server -- otherwise it's pretty


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