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mount -t smbfs //computer_name/share /mnt/mount point
Mine is like this mount -t smbfs /winxp/f /mnt/disk
winxp is my windows box name, the windows IP address will work in place of the computer name, f is the drive or share I'm mounting, it could also be a folder share, and /mnt/disk is my Linux mount point.
Originally posted by nuzzy that's what I was trying to say.....
Is the rock folder shared as well?? If not, share it then go
it "should" work....
ok, that's what i'm getting at though. i DON'T want to share the rock folder. i have quite a few subfolders of my initial share that i would like to mount, but it just seems a little tedious to have to share every single folder... not to mention inefficient.
ok... apparantly, no one understands what i'm getting at. so let me try to explain AGAIN.
i have a folder shared on my win2k machine like this:
under this directory structure, i have a certain number of folders beneath the ShareName. i want to mount these other folders to my linux machine WITHOUT specifically sharing them.
i have no problem mounting ShareName using this command:
mount -t smbfs -o username=user,password=pw \\\\ComputerName\\ShareName /mnt/mntpoint
HOWEVER, if i want to mount a directory within the share, it does not work:
mount -t smbfs -o username=user,password=pw \\\\ComputerName\\ShareName\\SubDirectory /mnt/mntpoint
so basically, i want to mount SubDirectory without sharing it (since i have a large number of sub directories under that share, and sharing them all is more work than it needs to be, and quite inefficient)