[Samba] mount windows xp share

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Wed Jul 3 14:46:44 GMT 2002

On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Rikard Florin wrote:

> oops, sorry... that was a typo from my side, I have of course written:
> mount -t smbfs //smbuser at /mnt/test
> but it doesn't work (same result). and I want to mount it, not just being
> able to access it through smbclient.

smbmount does not support that syntax. You have to do as the smbmount
manpage says and use:

mount -t smbfs -o username=smbuser // /mnt/test

If the samba code (eg smbclient) supports "//smbuser at"
then it would be easy to add to smbmount.


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