[CentOS] Mounting cifs shares by non-root users on CentOS 4.6

James Pearson james-p at moving-picture.com
Thu Jun 5 13:44:10 UTC 2008

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> James Pearson wrote:
>> % mount /mnt/win
>> mount error: permission denied or not superuser and mount.cifs not 
>> installed SUID
> I've not used smb in years now, but i recall needing to suid 
> /usr/bin/smbmount ( the actual code that does the work ) in CentOS-4 to 
> make this work.

cifs mounts don't use smbmount - they use mount.cifs ...

I've tried various combinations of options etc, but cannot get the 
mounts to work for non-root users ... so I've given up and done what is 
needed via sudo ...

James Pearson

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