[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#510835: smbfs: smbmount with option -o sec=krb5 fails with mount error 5 = Input/output error

Andreas Teuchert ant+bdo at hsg-kl.de
Tue Jan 6 19:38:43 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 02:27:09AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Do you have the keyutils package installed, and have you configured the
> cifs.upcall helper via /etc/request-key.conf?
> IIRC, suppressing the password prompt itself (counterintuitively) requires
> passing the 'guest' option in addition to 'sec=krb5'; but the mount itself
> won't work without keyutils installed and configured.
> -- 
> Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
> Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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> slangasek at ubuntu.com                                     vorlon at debian.org

Hello Steve,

no, I never needed it before when using smbmount. Thank you very much
and sorry for the noise.


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