[Samba] Re: smbmount

John G Walker johngwalker at tiscali.co.uk
Tue May 8 08:08:27 GMT 2007

On Mon, 07 May 2007 21:18:08 -0700 Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 08 May 2007 01:41:42 +0100, John G Walker wrote:
> > Basically, W98 is so primitive that the only practical solution is
> > to let the complexities of the situation be handled by Linux. I'm
> > beginning to feel that restricting sharing the W98 data to the SuSE
> > 10.0 machine is the best solution. It's bit fiddly, but then,
> > sharing data between Linux and W98 is not something I do every day.
> > It's just something i have to be able to do,
> I have a question (and possibly a suggestion).
> You mentioned that "Since the object of using Samba is partly to
> access a Windows 98 machine,.."  What exactly do you mean by
> "access"?  Do you need to connect to the Win98 box to copy/move files
> between Linux and Win98?
> Then, can't you use smbclient instead?  I remember I was able to use
> smbclient to connect to Win98 (last done 6 months ago).
> Akemi

Good suggestion. I've never really used smbclient, except for
diagnostic purposes. But this seems possibly the best way forward yet,

 All the best,

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