I'm trying to mount a remote volume with cifs. Whenever I try to mount -t cifs ..., I get an error saying mount_cifs can't be found. Where can I find it? Or how do I install it?

I'm using OS X 10.9.2 .


i think you´re looking for mount_smbfs :) or mount -t smbfs ...

  • Well, from an Ubuntu machine I use mount -t -cifs and not smbfs (cifs superseded it). – zmbq May 1 '14 at 12:03
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    CIFS and SMBFS are the same but it depends on the manufacturer of a OS how he will spell it. And OSX are based on FreeBSD which called it SMB. If you need more details please have a look at Microsoft. – UsersUser May 1 '14 at 12:07
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    From Apple's manual page "Note: You should always use the system mount command and never call mount_smbfs directly." - developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/… – Graham Miln May 1 '14 at 12:16

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