How to directly access files on windows network
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Sun Mar 12 14:39:46 UTC 2006
Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 10:05 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > To directly edit a remote file, you need to use smbmount
>> > directly.
>> Exactly. You can mount samba shares in /etc/fstab, or with mount
>> (type=smbfs), and that will use smbmount under the hood. I'm not sure
>> whether you can mount them with pmount, but I would expect so.
> type=cifs is better in most cases. You can use 'sudo mount.cifs ...'
> instead of 'sudo smbmount ...' to do it at the command line.
OK - I'm happy to be corrected! I didn't know about cifs - and it isn't
documented in man mount. Is it completely SMB compatible?
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