[TAG] Installing Gentoo LG #106
mso at oz.net
Tue Sep 14 00:03:16 MSD 2004
On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 08:24:45PM +0100, Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 09:25:53 -0700, Mike Orr <mso at oz.net> wrote:
> > Curious that my coworker's Gentoo system works fine with smbfs but I need cifs.
> Are you both running the same kernel version? If your coworker is
> using an older kernel, it's probably describing itself as equivalent
> to an earlier version of windows, in which case the NT server says,
> "OK, I'll talk SMB to you, because you can't understand CIFS"; yours
> is probably being told "Hey, you're recent enough to talk CIFS".
That must be it. He has 2.6.3; I have 2.6.5.
By the way, I also had to recompile the kernel to add the cifs
filesystem, which is listed below smbfs in menuconfig.
-Mike Orr (aka. Sluggo), mso at oz.net (iron at sense-sea-MegaSub-1-465.oz.net)
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