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Old 12-26-2016, 05:39 AM   #1
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Unable to mount network shared folder

I have android 4.4.2 rooted device and Xubuntu laptop which are connected to the same LAN network wirelessly. I had setup shared folder on my Xubuntu laptop and i am trying to mount it on my android device. I tried this command from the terminal emulator on my android device:

su -c busybox mount -t cifs // /pc
but i get this error:

mount: mounting // on /pc failed: No such device
Any idea why it doesn't work?
Old 12-26-2016, 06:13 AM   #2
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Any particular reason you can't just use an app for this? I just tried AndSMB and it connected to a SMB share on my NAS no problem.

I have no idea otherwise... Have you seen this?
Old 12-26-2016, 06:58 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by IndyGunFreak View Post
Any particular reason you can't just use an app for this?
I want the shared folder to be visible for all of my apps.
But i think i may not have cifs module installed because if i run: modprobe cifs
i get:
modprobe: can't change directory to '/lib/modules': No such file or directory
How can i install cifs module on my android device?

Also, the other option which i have is to mount the folder over ssh for which i will need to install sshfs. Is it possible to install sshfs on my android device?


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