[Samba] Massive confusion with samba mounting

Adam Nielsen adam.nielsen at uq.edu.au
Thu Mar 2 22:56:57 GMT 2006

> Is there any way to make linux see this in the same way Windows does,
> as a hard link that actually leads to the folder/path on the Mac
> machine?

You might want to try disabling UNIX extensions when you mount the
share, I think that will make the symlink show up as a directory.

> One thing I have just checked - if I actually browse the smb server
> with smbclient, everything works - I can drill down through the
> appleshares no problem.  So this may be more of an issue with mount
> -t smbfs than with the samba protocol itself.

AFAIK, smbclient doesn't use UNIX extensions so that could explain it.


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