Art Clemons on 18 Feb 2010 14:32:36 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Read/wirte samba sharing

On 02/15/2010 10:02 AM, Richard Freeman wrote:
> How would one know if this were the case?  I couldn't find any relevant 
> documentation on the samba website.  I've been running the same smb.conf 
> for quite a few years now, and I'm running a windows domain with roaming 
> profiles from it for a bunch of computers running XP Pro.  I don't have 
> LDAP/NIS or anything like that running.

I really do have to start checking email more frequently!  Your smb.conf
normally would not need changing if it worked, instead you would mount
manually with a command like:

mount -t cifs -o guest // /path_to/mount

with of course the proper IP address inserted and the path.

in /etc/fstab, the relevant line would look something like:

//   /path_to/mount noauto,users,rw,exec 0  0

If you wanted users to be able to mount said path but didn't want said
share always mounted.  Substitute auto for noauto if you want it
permanently mounted on startup.
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