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Fri Nov 27 03:00:06 MST 2009

such that it is visible to the machine hosting Samba, but not shared
*through* Samba as a service. As a result, no one would be able to see it,
because Samba isn't serving it up as a fileshare.

Hope that makes some sense.....

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 1:53 AM, Cloud Strife <piroisl33t at> wrote:

> I have a belkin N+ wirless router with usb port. I have a 1TB hard drive
> connected to the usb port.
> This hard drive is shared without needing authentication (no user/ pass)
> Its the equivalent of have a windows machine with an unprotected share that
> ANYONE can access WITHOUT authentication.
> Using samba 3.4.3 I cannot access this share, because it asks for a
> username and password.. (that doesn't exist).
> My windows machine accesses it just fine (no user or pass). Samba wants a
>  user and password, give one get
> the system complaining of wrong user/pass. (even via command line).
> I've been using fstab as a work around by adding the following.
> // /media/smb             cifs
>  defaults,noatime,auto,username=guest,password=foo 0 0
> with this, I am able to mount the share and access it by mounting it via
> command-line, but I cannot mount it
> with smb4k, dolphin, etc.  Once mounted I can access it via any
> filemanager, but this is still a pain...
> what am i doing wrong?
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