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Old 02-07-2002, 01:51 PM   #1
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Question smbmount help

When Im going to mount a network device on with samba on my linux mandrake machine it says that Coult not resolve mount point. And Im not so sure how Im going to write the mount "code".
This is what i write: smbmount //Arbetsgrupp/Stormaz/save

I don`t know what Im doing wrong and Im a terrible newbie on Linux so please help!
Old 02-08-2002, 06:15 PM   #2
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I am also new. I installed LinNeighhood. It is something like Network Places in Windows. Useing it is very easy to Mount Files. I hope this will help you until someone who knows what they are doing helps you.

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Old 02-08-2002, 06:56 PM   #3
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Well... i asked another friend and he knewd =D
Old 02-09-2002, 08:52 AM   #4
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I have a script mountsmb I use for this :-

if [ -z $1 ]; then
echo " "
echo "type something like:-"
echo " "
echo "mountsmb work/cdrom /cdrom"
echo " "
echo " work is the machine name and /cdrom the mount point"
echo " "
# use below for kernel 2.2
#smbmount //$1 -N -c "mount $2"
mount -t smbfs //$1 $2 -o guest

You need to heve your kernel enabled for smbfs and also file sharing set up on your windows machine.
If this does not solve your problem at least it should point you in the right direction


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