Bug 187495 - autofs won't mount samba shares
autofs won't mount samba shares
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: autofs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Moyer
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2006-03-31 07:30 EST by adriano
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-04-03 04:53:02 EDT
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daemon debug log of autofs (5.08 KB, text/plain)
2006-03-31 13:09 EST, adriano
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Description adriano 2006-03-31 07:30:45 EST
Description of problem: autofs won't mount configured samba shares in
auto.master. I use a map file with the samba resources list.

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Comment 1 Jeff Moyer 2006-03-31 09:07:51 EST
Please provide all of the information requested in the "Filing bug reports"
section of the following web page:


Thank you.
Comment 2 adriano 2006-03-31 13:09:28 EST
Created attachment 127142 [details]
daemon debug log of autofs

auto.master content
/mnt/samba	/etc/auto.samba --timeout=60 --debug --verbose
Comment 3 Jeff Moyer 2006-03-31 15:38:47 EST
OK, it appears that the auto.smb script is outputing an erroneous entry.  It
should escape the // with a :, but it doesn't.  From your debug trace:

lookup(file): sep5 ->

the "//\$" should read "://\$"

Are you using the stock script that ships with autofs version 4.1.4-16.2.2?  I
have tried with the version from CVS, and it works fine.

Could you please attach your auto.smb script?  Thanks.
Comment 4 Radek Bíba 2006-04-01 03:59:20 EST
Please note that smbfs has been removed from FC5, e.g. samba changelog reads:

* Mon Feb 13 2006 Jay Fenlason <fenlason@redhat.com> 3.0.21b-2
- New upstream version.
- Since the rawhide kernel has dropped support for smbfs, remove smbmount
  and smbumount.  Users should use mount.cifs instead.

If your autofs config file contains something like:
stuff -fstype=smbfs,username=asd,password=fgh ://server/stuff
then autofs will not work. Use something like this instead:
stuff -fstype=cifs,username=asd,password=fgh ://server/stuff
Comment 5 adriano 2006-04-03 04:48:44 EDT
I have changed -fstype=smbfs with -fstype=cifs but nothing changed..
Follows auto.samba map file line of my share,
Comment 6 adriano 2006-04-03 04:53:02 EDT
OK, there was an error in my auto.samba map file. Now it works, the original
problem was the option -fstype=smbfs. Thanks for all.

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