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Re: Possiblity of viewing windows m/c in linux m/c


Make sure the directory in which you are trying to mount exists.

First make the directory
# mkdir /mnt/suba

Then try again the smbmount command.

Hope this helps.

> psuba wrote:

> Hi,
>        THanks for u'r info.Using u'r procedure,i am able to view the
> sharename on server.But, when i tried to mount that sharename,it shows
> that could not resolve that mount point.
> Win m/c name =suba
> Share mame =E,C.
> username=psuba
> When i made ,
> smbmount //suba/E /mnt/suba -o username=psuba
> Bash message: Could not resolve /suba/E mount point.
> Help me,
> Thanks and regards,
> suba
> On 24 Nov 2000, Lokesh Setia wrote:

> Hi,
> >>>>> "suba" == P Subashini <psuba@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>     suba> Hi everybody, we can view our linux m/c in windows m/c by
>     suba> configuring samba server.Similarly under network,is any
>     suba> option available to view the windows m/c in linux m/c?
>     suba> (like Network Neighbourhood)?
> To view a windows machine shared resource, you need to mount it
> first using 'smbmount'.  To mount it, you need to know the share name,
> which you can find via 'smbclient'.
> To see the shares exported by a machine with network name say
> 'win1' do this:
> $ smbclient -L win1 -U _your_username_at_machine_win1
> Password: <Enter your password at win1>
> (This will show all the exported shares)
> To mount this directory under /mnt/win1:
> # smbmount //win1/sharename /mnt/win1 -o username=your_username
> Password:
> # cd /mnt/win1
> # ls -l
> # cd /
> # smbumount /mnt/win1           # when you are done using it.
> Tip:
> If you feel frustrated this way mounting 50 times per day as I do (My
> collegues just keep renaming new versions of code and right klicking
> to share it in windows), try LinNeighbourhood.  I think it is
> available at http://www.bnro.de/~schmidjo/.  I found this very nifty
> and stable for everyday use.  You need to put setuid bit on smbmount
> and smbumount if you want to use it as a normal user.
> Hope this helps,
> Lokesh.