I'm getting an error message
mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' when trying to mount a shared folder on my guest Ubuntu machine.
I have a Windows 7 machine running 4.1.22V Oracle VM VirtualBox. I set up a shared folder (named
shared) in the VirtualBox Manager and on the guest 10.04 Ububtu ran the commands:
mike@mike-laptop: ~$ mkdir win_share mike@mike-laptop: ~$ sudo mount -t vboxsf shared win_share/ mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'
What's weird is with the exact same setup, but with my OpenSUSE 12.1 image, the same steps work. Any ideas why Ubuntu can't find the 'vboxsf' filessytem and what I can do about that?
Based on the suggestion I got, I thought I would add there's no "menus" on the guest's virtual box window. Clicking on the "icon" in the top left simply gives "move", "max", "min", etc.