Bug 186427 - mount: unknown filesystem type 'smbfs'
mount: unknown filesystem type 'smbfs'
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-03-23 10:09 EST by Joseph Perrin
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-23 10:12:55 EST
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Description Joseph Perrin 2006-03-23 10:09:02 EST
Description of problem:

Can't mount smbfs after FC5 upgrade.  Mount reports:  

  mount: unknown filesystem type 'smbfs'

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How reproducible: absolute

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount //somehost/someshare /mnt/someshare -t smbfs
Actual results:
mount: unknown filesystem type 'smbfs'

Expected results:
A mounted fs.

Additional info:
On FC4, (which I upgraded from), samba-client-3.0.8-0.pre1.3.i386 was installed,
but FC5 installs samba-client-3.0.21b-2
Comment 1 Jay Fenlason 2006-03-23 10:12:55 EST
smbfs is gone.  use cifs instead. 
Comment 2 Joseph Perrin 2006-03-23 10:22:42 EST
I changed all the references to "smbfs" in /etc/fstab to "cifs".  It now works.

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