Re: Eeek?! smbmount is deprecated?!

On Jul 10, 2007, at 2:50 PM, Kent West wrote:
westk[@westek]:/home/westk:> sudo mount -t cifs -o user=westk // faculty/web mnt
Password: <--- for the sudo command
mount error 112 = Host is down
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page ( mount.cifs)

westk[@westek]:/home/westk:> smbmount //faculty/web mnt -o username=westk

westk[@westek]:/home/westk:> ls mnt
Network Trash Folder public_html

So this syntax doesn't work.

From what I've seen elsewhere, I've come to the conclusion that mounting using a NETBIOS name is broken in cifs. Using an IP address or DNS name seems to work better.

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