Mount.cifs command not found


I am trying to access Windows/OSX shared folders from my Apalis iMX6 V2.6.

I am attempting to follow tutorial on

Can you please expand on section that says

“Please note that the cifs-utils package is unfortunately not currently available in any Ångström feed and needs to be built as per our OpenEmbedded instructions.”

Which OpenEmbedded instructions are you referencing? I have built my open embedded image following

and have successfully loaded it onto my SOM. My system shows

root@apalis_imx6:~# cat /proc/filesystems | grep cifs
nodev   cifs

I have samba running on my apalis and can successfully access the shared apalis samba folders on other linux/osx/windows systems.

Attempting mount -t cifs fails with

root@apalis_imx6:~# mount -t cifs *.*.*.*:/SharedFolder /srv/nfs/shared
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on *.*.*.*:/SharedFolder,
       missing codepage or helper program, or other error
       (for several filesystems (e.g. nfs, cifs) you might
       need a /sbin/mount.<type> helper program)

       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail or so.

What might I be missing in acquiring smbmount or mount.cifs commands on apalis imx6 system?


Perfect. That was the missing piece.

Thank you greatly

Did you add the cifs-utils package to the image build? Does your local.conf file contain

IMAGE_INSTALL_append = " cifs-utils"