urban at svenskatest.se
Tue Apr 20 09:05:51 GMT 1999
On Tue, 20 Apr 1999, Jim wrote:
> Perhaps I am doing this all wrong, I am new to this. I am using the lates
> version of SAMBA, and am trying to mount a remote win95 drive on my linux box.
> I tried smbmount and it didn't work, unknown command. I also tried the following
You need smbmount to mount smbfs. If you compiled and configured yourself,
did you add --with-smbmount ?
(and you are of course using samba 2.0.3)
The default dir for the samba binaries are:
this is most likely not in your default path.
> don't laugh.
> mount -t nfs \\server\share \remotes
:) (sorry I couldn't help myself ;)
You may have a problem with \ being used to escape things. mount uses /,
smbmount also understands / (and so do smbclient). But of course you
properly ':ed everything as the manpage shows.
> when I do this I am returned an error saying can't locate the address for the
> server. I can smbclient \\server\share and get files that way, but I was
> wondering if there is a way to mount this so it shows up in KDE as a file.
Yes, this is what smbfs does. You do have smbfs comiled in your kernel (or
as a module) ?
> Sorry for the dumb question, and who in their right mind would want to
> mount a winxx drive on a linux box. It's a long story.
No need to be ashamed. :) Lots of people here are doing that ...
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