help - smbclient works: smbmount doesn't

Urban Widmark urban at
Mon Nov 26 13:57:20 GMT 2001

On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Parker, Chris wrote:

> dmesg contains a "SMBFS: need mount version 6" message.  I am running kernel
> version 2.2.14 and have found some information on the error message itself.
> One question I have is if I upgrade my kernel to 2.2.20, will that take care
> of the problem?

That error typically means that smbmount from samba wasn't used to mount
(some versions may have scripts named smbmount or you may have a really 
 old smbmount or smbmnt binary somewhere)


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