[SATLUG] Possible to mount Windows XP home directories on
a Samba server?
satlug at fusemeister.com
Thu Jun 29 19:15:09 CDT 2006
At 04:39 PM 6/29/2006, you wrote:
>The subject of this message just about says it all - has anyone ever
>tried remotely mounting Windows XP home directories on a Samba server?
>If so, how'd you set it up? Any drawbacks or gotchas to this
>approach, if it's even possible?
Windows machine SERVER has share name MYSHARE on it. The following
will mount it assuming that "windowsuser" is a valid user on the
Windows machine with password "password", then the following commands
will mount it:
mkdir -p /media/myshare
mount //server/myshare /media/myshare -o
will mount the share. This assumes that the machine "SERVER" has some
method of identifying the IP address (/etc/hosts, DNS, etc.). If not,
then you also add ",ip=220.127.116.11" to the parameter list in the
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