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kminkov 04-24-2004 04:15 AM

creating symlink on samba drive
Hello ,

can someone tell me how to create a symlink on samba drive which points to some file on the drive from windows machine . Can i use cygwin or something ?


rylan76 04-24-2004 06:14 AM


As far as I know you cannot create a symlink on a samba mounted drive - unless the samba mounted drive is itself a Linux ext2/ext3 drive? Don't know. But as as far as I know you must work on a Linux filesystem (reiser / ext2 /ext3 whatever) in order to be able to create symlinks.

What exactly do you want to do?

kminkov 04-24-2004 10:23 AM

i want to create the link on samba mounted drive which is on Linux filesystem , from a Windows machine which access this drive from network .

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