Re: Deprecating smbfs(5) and removing it before FreeBSD 14

From: Ed Maste <>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 16:32:31 UTC
On Thu, 28 Oct 2021 at 11:26, Shawn Webb <> wrote:
> It seems that smbfs might be used with some level of frequency in
> virtualized environments. I wonder if providing a 9pfs client would be
> a good step in helping deprecate smbfs.

Indeed, that addresses one of the primary reasons it is still being
used, including by CHERI. Their plan to migrate away from smbfs is
based on moving to 9pfs.