[Samba] smbmnt problem ...

C.Lee Taylor leet at leenx.co.za
Mon Feb 11 08:47:14 GMT 2002

Thanks for the quick responce ...

Martyn Ranyard wrote:
> Looks to me like you didn't compile with smbmount,  type ./configure 
> --help to decide what options you need.  You will almost certainly need 
> --with-smbmount
	I am using the Samba-2.2.3-20020202.src.rpm, with the changes 
for Samba 2.2.3a ...

	I checked the spec file and see that --with-smbmount is in 
the .configure list.  So I don't think it's that ... I am 
running RedHat 7.2 with all the updates from their ftp server.

> This is such a frequent type of question that I have a printout of the 
> configure --help on my desk for when I am dealing with my mail!
	I really wish it was that simple, I even double checked my 
spec file when I saw your message ... holding my breath I 
saw that it was not ...

>> mount -t smbfs -o username=sqlbackup,password=sqlbackup
>> //SQLSCALA/sqlbackup$ /mnt/sqlscala
>> And I get the following error ...
>> execvp of smbmnt failed. Error was No such file or directory.smbmnt 
>> failed: 1

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