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Old 05-11-2006, 02:24 PM   #1
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Mounting Windows network drive from Linux with cifs / dfs

I've been trying to mount from Linux a Windows drive. I have success mounting to Windows 2003 servers using the mount.cifs command -

mount.cifs //$/logfiles /mnt/logfiles -o dom=COMPANY,user=geek,pass=nerdsruLe

No problems yet.

Under Windows XP, I get this nice share mapped when we log in:

departments on '\user\fileshare3' (G

So I tried to mount the network drive from Linux using the command:

mount.cifs // /mnt/networkdrive -o dom=COMPANY,user=geek,pass=nerdsruLe

retrying with upper case share name
mount error 6 = No such device or address
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page ( mount.cifs)

How can I mount this under Linux?


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