Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 196650
mount -t smbfs not supported / cifs error 5
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:27:35 EST
Description of problem:
Since upgrade to kernel 2.6.17-1.2139_FC4 I'm no longer able to mount a remote
samba share from a Solaris server running samba 2.0.7.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Requires a UNIX system offering a share (using samba 2.0.x?)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. mount -t smbfs -o ro,guest //Tunix/PCHome /mnt/tunix
ERROR: smbfs filesystem not supported by the kernel
Please refer to the smbmnt(8) manual page
smbmnt failed: 255
2. mount -t cifs -o ro,guest //Tunix/PCHome /mnt/tunix
mount error 5 = Input/output error
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g.man mount.cifs)
smbfs is not included anymoure in the kernel and cifs aborts with error 5
The mount will succeed as with previous kernels.
fixed in cvs, will be back in next update.
Confirmed, smbfs is back in 2.6.17-1.2141_FC4.
smbfs is not supported in latest FC5 kernel (2.6.17-1.2145_FC5). Is it not
included in FC5 anymore? I cannot mount Win98 shares with cifs.
no, its intentionally dropped in fc5, due to lack of upstream maintenence.
if it doesn't work, file bugs.