Mounting root partition under Samba?

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Oct 11 18:41:35 GMT 2000

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Scott Ehrlich wrote:

> Hello to all:
> I am experimenting with Samba at home on a Slackware Linux box and Win NT
> 4.0 workstation.   Simple tests worked fine, and I was able to mount a
> test share from my linux box to my NT box.  Now, I wish to try mounting /
> (root) from my linux box onto my NT box.  Since mounting appears to prefer
> more than \\host\ how do I represent mount my root partition from my NT
> box?

What do you mean by mounting from and to? Which is the server and which is
the client?

If samba is the server (which is what I assumed when I first read this)
then you need to add / to your smb.conf, just like any other thing you
want to share.


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