[vbox-dev] mount -t vboxfs broken in 3.1.2 in GuestAdditions Linux_AMD_64

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Wed Jan 27 03:42:14 PST 2010


Thomas,

On Wednesday 27 January 2010, Thomas Trepper wrote:
> I have found, that the mount -t vboxfs is broken in
> Linux_AMD_64-GuestAdditions 3.1.2, because the installer adds to
> /sbin/mount.vboxsf (typo-error)
> If you type mount -t vboxsf "share" "mountpoint" it works. :-)
>
> Possibly this helps one. :-)

actually 'mount.vboxsf' and 'mount -t vboxsf' are correct, 'vboxfs'
is incorrect. 'vboxsf' stands for 'VBox shared folders' NOT 'VBox
file system'.

Kind regards,

Frank
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