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Old 09-05-2002, 03:23 PM   #1
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mount windows share smbmount

Hi - I searched the forums for an answer but couldn't see an answer:

I am trying to mount a windows share via samba but it fails

[root@deskpro sbin]# mount -t smbfs -o username=administrator,password=foo //dave/music /music
execvp of smbmnt failed. Error was No such file or directory.smbmnt failed: 1

I do know that

* /music exists
* share //dave/music exists
* the linux box can ping 'dave'

I have ensured that my path included /usr/sbin where smbmount etc live. I can succesfully mount the share from other linux boxes.

The linux box is redhat 7.3 and I installed samba via RPM samba-2.2.5-1.i386.rpm

Thanks in advance
Old 09-08-2002, 10:20 PM   #2
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The correct syntax would be:

mount -t smbfs //dave/music /music -o username=administrator,password=foo


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