Confused over CIFS
derek at pointerstop.ca
Mon Jan 12 02:03:34 UTC 2009
Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Preston Kutzner wrote:
>> sudo mount -t cifs //<windows_machine>/<share> /<mount>/<point> -o
> It appears smbmount/mount.smbfs is actually just a thin wrapper around
> mount.cifs. Can you give a reason to use one over the other?
Sure. Why on earth would you learn _two_ sets of mount/umount commands when
one will do the job?
Nobody is really expected to use the mount.XXX commands - they're just the
internal way that the mount commands are implemented for various filesystems.
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