[Samba] Problem mounting with credentials file
jonathan at nacnud.com
Sat Oct 28 18:09:50 GMT 2006
On Sat, 28 Oct 2006, Guenter Kukkukk wrote:
>>> you _need_ mount.cifs when using a credentials file!
>>> mount.cifs reads and parses the credentials file - the cifs kernel module
>>> does _not_!
>> Thank you. This is probably dependant on my distribution, but how do I
>> get that file? Is it usually installed with samba? Do I just create it?
> The mount.cifs helper stuff is part of samba.
> The binary is usually installed as /sbin/mount.cifs
Apparently I did not have samba installed at all on my system and I was
using the components that I had built into the kernel. Boy do I feel
sheepish. Thank you all. I appreciate your help. I hope that this
thread can also help someone else in the future.
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