[Samba] Mount CiFS as root on Linux

Michael Gasch gasch at eva.mpg.de
Sun Aug 20 13:56:36 GMT 2006


but what about pipes KDE for example is creating during session startup?
had this problem with home directories mounted with cifs, where KDE did 
not start successfully. didn't verify this with recent versions.


Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 14:04 +0200, Jerome Warnier wrote:
>> Could it be possible nowadays (understand: with the newest kernels and
>> tools) to mount the root filesystem of a Linux client over CiFS? Just
>> like what is already possible for a long time with NFS.
>> The server would be Samba, not Windows.
> The best way to figure that out would be to try it.  With a recent
> kernel and Samba, it seems an entirely reasonable idea to me.
> Andrew Bartlett

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