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Old 10-18-2006, 12:26 PM   #1
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File path to a mounted volume?


Using network servers and connect to this server, I have mounted a volume on the desktop. The volume is a drive of a PC on our intranet and is mounted via SMB.

I want to back up tar.gz to this directory and cannot find the pathname for it?
When a volume is mounted on OSX there is this pathname /Volumes/WORKGROUP;SERVER/servername/directory/

Linux does not seem to have a volumes directory and I cannot find anywhere where there the volume is mounted

Thanks in advance
 
Old 10-18-2006, 12:39 PM   #2
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What does the output of
Code:
mount
tell you about that "volume"?



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Old 10-18-2006, 12:47 PM   #3
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sorry I didn't understand that one ? output from the command line ? the properties of the mounted volume is smb://servername

is that it ?
 
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You are correct. If your computer is connected to a samba share, the path will be smb://[server]/[shared folder on server]/*.*

It is easiest to find the share and drag its icon onto the desktop. KDE or Gnome will ask you what you want to do, just link it. Kind of like a MS shortcut.

Good Luck

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Quote:
Originally Posted by pilot11
sorry I didn't understand that one ? output from the command line ? the properties of the mounted volume is smb://servername

is that it ?
That's the server-side. But it doesn't tell you where on YOUR machine
it's linked into the file-system. Open a terminal, and type mount, followed
by an <ENTER>



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