network drive manual mount

Asked by Purushothamarao Narkadamilli on 2012-08-23

I am using 12.04. I have a network drive on my wireless router.
When I use nautilus browse network, I can access my content on that drive.
Properties of that shows as smb//<IP address>/freeagent%20goflex%20drive/mySpace and type as cifs
By the way it does not have any permissions set.
The same I want mount manually. I tried
 sudo mount -t cifs //<IP address/freeagent%20goflex%20drive/mySpace /home/<username>/mntspace -o username=<username>

But it did not mount. dmesg says error return code is -6. I have checked for spelling mistakes.
How do I do it. What am I doing wrong ?

Thanks in advance

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Purushothamarao Narkadamilli
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2012-08-23

Try
sudo smbmount ...

Great. It smbmount did work!!! Why could NOT I do with cifs??
And How can I do it as permanent mount now??

Add it in /etc/fstab as a samba mount.

thank you very much. Such an awesome group.