SMB in 2.6.1-1.xx Kernels in rawhide

Dave Jones davej at
Fri Jan 23 00:03:25 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 23:28, Gavin Graham wrote:
> I usually use LiNeighbourhood to mount some SMB shares on a W2k Server.
> I have noticed that with these kernels, SMBFS.ko is missing so now I
> cant mount. CIFS.ko is still there but that does not seem to work.
> It looks like the Arjan kernels have an "unsupported" RPM which amoung
> other things provide SMBFS.ko.

hopefully not, unless it turns out to be not possible, we'd like
to deprecate smbfs.

> My question is: Does the kernels in rawhide need to support this or
> alternatively, how do you make the same happen (console & gui) using
> CIFS.ko??

mount.cifs //cifs.server/share /mnt/share -o

should do the trick..
next question, do we have the userspace tools packaged yet..


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