help needed mounting a window share - resent

Curtis Maurand curtis at
Mon Jan 29 20:36:16 GMT 2001

smbmount //server/share /mnt/mountpoint -o

That wiill get it done on Linux.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Parker, Chris" <Chris_Parker at>
To: <samba at>
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 3:24 PM
Subject: help needed mounting a window share - resent

> I don't know why the previous copy was sent in html format....
> I am new to samba and have been through the archives as well as the online
> book and have not found the solution to my problem.  So, I apologize if
> is a basic question.
> I am running samba 2.0.7 on Linux kernel 2.2.14.  I am attempting to mount
> windows 98 share drive.  smbclient -L will show me the list of shares and
> can successfully connect using smbclient.  I have also been able to get
> smbsh to connect.  The problem I have is with the mount command.  my fstab
> entry appears as
> //remote/share   /mnt/download  smbfs guest 0 0
> My mount command is:
> mount -t smbfs //remote/share /mnt/download -o guest
> The results I get are:
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on //remote/share,
>        or too many mounted file system
> Thanks,
> Chris

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