smbfs and smbmount and Paul's 2.2.1 kernel

Benjamin Herrenschmidt bh40 at
Tue Mar 23 23:27:47 EST 1999

On Mon, Mar 22, 1999, Kevin B. Hendricks <kbhend at> wrote:

>To make smbfs work (I grabbed the src rpm and built it) I need to compile SMB
>_FS into the kernel.  I grabbed Paul's latest kernel source and dot.config
>and noticed there was no support for SMB included in his kernel by default.
>Before I go and roll my own, has anyone played with mounting NT filesystems
>using smbmount and smbumount commands?  Is this stable on linuxppc?  Are
>any gotchas I should look out for with this filesystem?

I use it regulary, compiled as a module, and it seems to work (but
displays tons of messages in the active console). I had to compile recent
version of smbmount (from a 2.0 samba package, If I remember correctly),
the ones bundled with R4 didn't work with the latest kernel smbfs.

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