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Old 11-28-2012, 10:44 PM   #1
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fedora/samba/xmms frustration

Hi, I have a samba server on a PC running Centos. From my F16 box I can connect to this share via Nautilus - not a problem.

I want to use xmms to play mp3s from this share. But it is not a directory. I received a suggestion to create a mount point and mount the share
mount -t cifs //share /mnt/mp3 -o user=username

mount error(115): Operation now in progress
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)
Any suggestions on how to make the share visible would be appreciated
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The mount command should look like this:

mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWD // /mnt/share
This is an example. You have to supply a valid user, password. The IP address of the server + share name. The last part is the mount point in the client. It needs to me an empty directory.
Old 11-30-2012, 02:44 AM   #3
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thanks camorri. That has done the trick.

// - IP add and share name whereas I was using IP add and share location.



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