I normally mount my windows share as follow:

mount -t cifs //192.xxx.x.xx/share -o username="username' password="pass" /mnt/mountPoint

now I am trying to mount my epson scanner which has a SD card that can be shared on the network.

I did the same command but it failed to mount. pinging the device is fine. My epson share doesn't have a username or password.

Can anyone suggest any command to try?

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Your options for username and password are wrong. It should be:

mount -t cifs //192.xxx.x.xx/share /mnt/mountPoint -o username="username",password="pass"

Also you need to do that as root, or sudo. If your mount doesn't require authentication, then leave the username/password options out altogether.

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