W2K mounting issue

David McIlroy davidmac at MIT.EDU
Tue Mar 6 18:50:13 GMT 2001

>I have tested this on multiple computers, so it's not just a problem with
>one setup...
>W2K shares cannot be mounted from rcX.d, /etc/fstab, or rc.local.  The other
>shares (Win9X, Linux) mount fine--but when executing
>mount -t smb //<computer>/<share> <mountpoint> -o guest
>against a W2K share, it backgrounds and fails.

>David McIlroy

I should also say that the W2K shares can be mounted fine from a root shell
immediately after boot has finished.  Weird.


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