Unable to mount CIFS share

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  • CIFS share fails to mount with below error:
root@hostname ~> mount //f.q.d.n/share /share
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on //f.q.d.n/share,
       missing codepage or other error
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail  or so


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5

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