Re: smb: more than broken?

C. Scott Ananian (
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 19:17:14 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 15 Dec 1997 Robey Pointer <> wrote:

>No longer is it possible to do anything with smbfs without
>having samba. I tried downloading the binary RPM of samba, to no
>avail. Finally I figured out what had to be done (cut to many many
>hours later...).

Then why don't you make binary packages yourself? Upload them to

>My mount command now looks like:
> echo "mount /disk5" | smbclient //kangaroo/disk5
>and there's no way to specify a password. I have to be at the console
>whenever it boots, so I can type this password in.

Read the man page for smbclient. Your mount command should be:

smbclient //kangaroo/disk5 -c "mount /disk5"

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