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

Thomas Trepper thomas.trepper at blueclaim.com
Wed Jan 27 03:47:33 PST 2010


Hi Frank,

thanks a lot for the quick reply. I have read it in the documentation 
(http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/UserManual.html#sharedfolders), but in 
the solaris-example. The Linux-example is right then.
Sorry for the missunderstanding and the inconvenience.

Thomas



Frank Mehnert schrieb:
> 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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