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if you've shared a folder on your XP machine as \\xpmachine\share you can mount it with
mount -t smbfs -o username=???,password=??? //xpmachine/share /somewhere/to/mount
or leave the ,password= bit out to be prompted for a password.
or use smbclient (use with --help to see options)
Distribution: Gentoo, Redhat 9, SuSE 9.0, 9.2, Win XP
Is this the only way to access them from the command line? All my shares are already mounted and that is not a problem, I can obviously get to the mounted shares. My question really is if there is a quick and dirty way to access the other machines if I have drives that are not mounted? Eg $ //sharecomputer/sharedrive or whatever.
if the share is public you shouldn't need to add the '-U anyusername' option. Although it will always prompt you for a password. If there is no password, leave it blank and hit enter. Thisll kick you into the smb prompt. Type help at the prompt
smb: \> help
for a list of commands. You should be able to manage it from there. Hope that helps.