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Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.
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As far as I know, you will use Samba to mount the network drives on the Windows box.
You need Samba installed and set up, and shares enabled on the Windows box ofcourse.
To access the windows drive, log on as root on the Linux box, and use
smbmount //windows ip address/sharename /mnt/mountdir
so for me thats smbmount //192.168.0.2/c /mnt/windows
You can use the host name instead of the ip number if you have your resolv.conf set up, and create any directory in /mnt you like.
then ls /mnt/windows will list my c drive.
It's no different when telnetting into the Linux comp, although I have never used ssh, I guess it would be the same.
Im not sure if this is what you were asking, however there are some good Samba how to's out there to get you started
The Windows box using DHCP may be an issue. Others may have a way around this, but I found that I needed the IP address of the Windows box in order to mount it in Linux. Since the Winbox is using DHCP, this address may change. My solution was to buy a Linksys router (about $100 at Circuit City or Best Buy), have it use DHCP to get its own IP, but on the LAN side of the router I use static IPs.
If you have a static IP address for the Winbox, edit the Hosts file in /etc to add the winbox. Let's say that the windows machine is called Winbox, and the share you wish to access is called WinC.
Create a "mount point" directory. Typically this would be something like /mnt/winc.
Once Hosts is modified, you can mount with:
mount -t smbfs //Winbox/WinC /mnt/winc