linux-2.4.9 smbfs: samba does not samb

Urban Widmark urban at
Mon Oct 8 07:34:08 GMT 2001

On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, qMax wrote:

> #mount -t smbfs //host/share dir
> smb_read_super: missing data argument
> #mount -t smbfs -oanyoption //host/share dir
> smbfs: mount_data version SOMENUMBER is not supported
> /* SOMENUMBER depends on given options */
> when mounting with smbmount and logging in with smbclient
> everything is ok.
> Is it kernel smbfs bugs or some version miscompatiblity ?

Installation error.

mount executes /sbin/mount.smbfs that must point to your smbmount
executable. If that is not the case you get this cryptic error message.


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