[TAG] Installing Gentoo LG #106
jimregan at o2.ie
Tue Sep 14 00:35:51 MSD 2004
Mike Orr wrote:
> 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.
Nah, I was thinking more along the lines of 2.2 vs. 2.6. (And now that
I've typed that, the stupidity of it hits... there was no Gentoo in the
days of 2.2, was there?). It could be some other reason.
> By the way, I also had to recompile the kernel to add the cifs
> filesystem, which is listed below smbfs in menuconfig.
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