"mount -t cifs" garbled text after 9.10 upgrade

James Michael Fultz croooow at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 21:05:18 UTC 2009

* Yuelin Li <liy12 at mskcc.org> [2009-11-06 11:59 -0500]:
> After a distribution upgrade to 9.10, "mount -t cifs"
> gives me problems.  
> After the upgrade, however, I began getting garbled text:
>   ls: cannot access ?: No such file or directory
>   ls: cannot access H~1: No such file or directory
> In Nautilus, it works as expected (using [Go]->[Location] to
> connect).  But I would like to get it to work in command
> line.
> I got the same garbled text using "smbmount // 
> /home/user/g -o username=user,workgroup=DOMAIN,password=Passwd,
> iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777".   Reinstalling
> samba and smbfs did not solve it.  

Try adding 'noserverino' to your mount options.  That has worked for
others who have described a similar problem.


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