Help with Execvp error.

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Oct 31 10:01:01 GMT 2001

On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Sterling Moses wrote:

> Greets. I am running the latest release version on Linux RedHat 7.2. I
> [root at mobile smoses]# mount -t smbfs //paladin/software mnt
> Password:
> execvp of smbmnt failed. Error was No such file or directory.smbmnt
> failed: 1

If you are using RH7.2 rpms do:
ln -s /usr/sbin/smbmnt /usr/bin

Apparently RH7.2 rpms installs smbmnt in /usr/sbin, which is fine as long
as /usr/sbin is in the path of smbmount. If it is not smbmount looks in
BINDIR (which I believe is /usr/bin).

(Note: I haven't actually looked at the rpms, this is based on user 

In any case, the error is as the message says. It can't find smbmnt.


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