mounting a samba filesystem via cifs: also 1st share blocking=resolved by cifs

Per-Olof Litby - Reg'l Mgr Nordic/Baltic - Java System Software - Sun Microsystems politby at
Wed Jun 16 10:39:48 UTC 2004

If anyone's interested, I get the following error when I try to mount 
using cifs:

mount error 5 = Input/output error
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page ( mount.cifs)

This is using a custom 2.6.6 kernel.


Roger Grosswiler wrote:

>ok, i've been upgrading not just the clients kernel, also the kernel
>from my samba-server. since all machines are running on 2.6.6-1.435,
>mounting a cifs-filesystem works.
>also, neither nautilus nor the shell are now blocking when doing ls on
>the first mounted share, when using mount -t cifs instead of smbfs!
>smbfs still locks both!
>so, i recommend using cifs instead of smbfs. Join the discussion for any

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