Since I reinstalled recently, I've had problems with mounting some volumes.
When i use the command
#mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
I get: mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'
and when i use
#smbmount //upstairs/SharedDocs /mnt/xp Password:
ERROR: smbfs filesystem not supported by kernel
smbmount failed: 255
anyone have a clue what is going wrong?[/code]
edit: I'm using the kernel26 package btw
I think it's to do with change in NLS support in latest kernels. I posted a request for assistance about this a few months ago and somebody kindly explained it to me - however the thread got deleted in error, along with a number of others at that time.
I resolved the problem with mounting vfat partitions by adding this to fstab: