[Samba] smbclient -k works; mount -t cifs does not

Mike Leone turgon at mike-leone.com
Tue May 4 19:15:20 MDT 2010

On 05/04/2010 04:43 PM, Helmut Hullen wrote:
> Hallo, Mike,
> turgon at mike-leone.com meinte am 04.05.10 in Samba zum Thema Re: [Samba] smbclient -k works; mount -t cifs does not:
>>>>> $ sudo mount -t cifs //dual-booter/TestShare /mnt -o sec=krb5
>>>>> mount error(2): No such file or directory
>>>> Try using the FQDN of the server in the UNC. For instance:
>>>>     //dual-booter.dacrib.local/TestShare
>> Nothing. I used the FQDN in /etc/fstab, and nothing happens. No error
>> listed, but also nothing mounts.
> It's no good idea to put a (perhaps not working) mount directive into "/
> etc/fstab".
> What you want has to work at least in a command line, and then (and
> there) you can see more messages.

It does work from the command line, when mounting using Kerberos 
options. It does not work in /etc/fstab. :-)

I've since upgraded my laptop to Xubuntu 10.04 (a clean install). This 
uses Samba 3.4.7, as opposed to my previous 3.4.0.

So basically I will be starting over from scratch, and we'll see how it 
goes. :-)

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