LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-18-2003, 01:24 PM   #1
nodger
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Ireland
Distribution: Slackware 9.1, Ubuntu
Posts: 192

Rep: Reputation: 30
Unhappy SMB client not working under RH9


Heres my problem: I am using Red hat 9, and when I type smb:/ into Konquorer, it displays my windows WORKGROUP, when I double click on it, it shows the 2 windows machines, If I double click on either of them, it shows me the shared drives, but when I double click on any of these drives, it just doesnt go any further. The cog keeps spinning but I cant access the drives.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 06:18 PM   #2
randomblast
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Manchester, England, UK, The World....
Distribution: Gentoo/SuSE 9.0
Posts: 291

Rep: Reputation: 30
type as root:-
"mkdir /mnt/<winbox_name>"
"mount -t smbfs //<winbox_name>/<share_name> /mnt/<winbox_name>"
"cd /mnt/winbox_name"
"ls"
if you see the files that are on your windows box with no errors in the other steps then all is well, konqueror is screwing up again.
you need to add the shares to you fstab if you want them to be loaded every time you boot up, if not you need to type "mount -t smbfs //<winbox_name>/<share_name> /mnt/<winbox_name>" every time you want to mount them, of course to unmount them, it's "umount /mnt/<winbox_name>
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SMB Client cookie_ie Linux - Software 3 10-29-2005 11:31 AM
SMB Client sn0rg Linux - Newbie 2 12-06-2004 03:31 AM
smb client fay Linux - Software 25 08-10-2004 09:41 AM
making smb shares viewable from smb client via web browser scottpioso General 3 11-10-2003 04:25 PM
Please help! Confused! Smb client problems. RH9 KDE & XP Paul Parr Linux - Networking 4 05-31-2003 12:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:42 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration