[plug] smbfs + 2.1 kernels

John Summerfield summer at os2.ami.com.au
Sun Jul 5 08:48:47 WST 1998

On Sat, 4 Jul 1998, Gavin Tweedie wrote:

> > Well, someone has to ask the stupid questions, so here goes:
> > What version of mount/smbmount _are_ you using?
> mount: mount-2.7l
> smbmount: Version 2.0.1
> (both latest releases)
> > What is suggested in the /usr/src/linux/Documentation/Changes of your
> > kernel version?
> nil, requires mount-2.7l or better (there is no better so this has to be
> it)
well, there are several versions of mount-2.7l.
[summer at possum summer]$ rpm -qf `which mount` /usr/sbin/smbmount

The version I have ships with RH 5.1 and fitted onto my 5.0 system quite
nicely. If you don't have it, see
smbfs is up to
There are 2.1 versions - in directories called "dontuse."

> smbmount there are no recommendations..
Might mean "wasn't tesred, no probs reported." Ask  Chris Ricker
(kaboom at gatech.edu) (as the docs recommend).

John Summerfield
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