Re: Unable to use smbfs even though compiled in.
On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 03:25:15PM -0500, Roy Bixler wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 04:10:43PM -0400, Robert C. Mosher II wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 15:07, Roy Bixler wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 02:40:20PM -0400, Robert C. Mosher II wrote:
> > > > I have been trying to compile a kernel to be used on several Ultra 5s in
> > > > my schools computer science lab. One of the main reasons I need to
> > > > recompile the kernel is so that smbfs will be supported. Although the
> > > > kernel compiles and is usable, smbfs is not supported:
> > > >
> > > > ERROR: smbfs filesystem not supported by the kernel
> > > > Please refer to the smbmnt(8) manual page
> > > > smbmnt failed: 255
> > >
> > > When you do 'lsmod', do you see something like the following?
> > >
> > > Module Size Used by Not tainted
> > > smbfs 39376 1 (autoclean)
What official kernel packages did you try? AFAICT the regular kernel
package has smbfs. Also, are you using stable, testing or unstable?
> > Running 'lsmod' only gives me the headings. There are no modules listed.
> I guess that would be expected if you compiled a non-modular smbfs.
> Did you?
Is smbfs listed? What happpens when you do a modprobe smbfs?
> I am using the Linux 2.4.21 kernel on a Sun Blade 100 with Debian
> unstable. Mounting a Samba share works as expected.
> i.e. with
> # mount -t smbfs -o username=user,uid=user //samba/share /mnt
> I am prompted for a password, the mount works and the share is mounted
> under /mnt.
Yup, works for me with the stock 2.4.18 kernel on stable, too.