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I've just got Red Hat 7 up and running alongside Windows 2000.
My question is, how do i access my other drives? I've got 2 drives, one is split between FAT32 and linux, the other is all FAT32.
All my stuff's on these drives, the least i wanna do is play my MP3's while i'm learning this luvverly new OS!
Also I noticed that Samba was installed along with everything else. since i'm on a windows network here i believe (from what i've read) that it would be very useful. But I cant find it anywhere - any ideas??
Cheers for that man, sorry I should have been more detailed about it. The partition on the shared disk is hda1. I have a feeling the other disk is hdd5 though i'm not entirely sure. Can I get into disk druid again to check it out?
Tough to say where Samba would be on your machine, check /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin.
You don't need samba to look at the Windows machines, but it is helpful to let them look at yours.
To look at the Windows machines, mount those partitions:
1. Make a directory for the "mount point" - typically, cd /mnt then mkdir winmachine or some other identifier for the windows machine.
2. mount -t smbfs //server/share /mnt/winmachine
where server is the name of the server, share is the name of the share you are mounting, and winmachine is that directory you created in #1. Of note, -t means the next set of characters identifies the file system you are mounting (think "type"), and smbfs is the file system you want to use for network shares with windows machines.
Depending on the OS, there may be password obstacles...