'mount_smbfs -o' on FreeBSD 10.1

andrew clarke mail at ozzmosis.com
Tue May 19 10:21:59 UTC 2015

On Mon 2015-05-18 18:53:52 UTC+0000, Helmut Schneider (jumper99 at gmx.de) wrote:

> I upgraded from 9.3 to 10.1 yesterday. I used to use a script that
> mounts SMB shares and not fstab because 9.3 booted to single user mode
> when the SMB server was unavailable.
> It seems that with 10.1 mount_smbfs does not support the "-o" switch
> anymore:

I think it does...
> [helmut at BSDHelmut ~]$ sudo mount_smbfs -o noexec,nosuid,noatime,ro -N
> -I -W DOMAIN //unix-smb-dummy at fs01/install
> /var/www/var/www/smbfs/install
> mount_smbfs: mount error: /var/www/var/www/smbfs/install Invalid option
> [helmut at BSDHelmut ~]$ sudo mount_smbfs -N -I -W DOMAIN
> //unix-smb-dummy at fs01/install /var/www/var/www/smbfs/install
> [helmut at BSDHelmut ~]$
> How can I pass those options with 10.1?

I suspect it's the "noatime" option that it's objecting to, although
you wouldn't know from the error message. Try it without noatime.

Also, fwiw, you can use mount -t instead. This works for me on 10.1:

$ sudo mount -t smbfs -o -U=ozzmosis -o noexec,nosuid,ro //server/share /mnt

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