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

Alexey Eremenko al4321 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 04:57:44 PST 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 1:42 PM, Frank Mehnert <Frank.Mehnert at sun.com> wrote:
> 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'.

Maybe it is worth making an alias between the two ?

Just like we have between "vboxsrv" and "vboxsvr"...
Especially considering the case that on Solaris guests "vboxfs" is used.

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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