Sharing a hard disk on the network NFS of Samba?

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Thu Oct 9 20:43:21 UTC 2008

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Felipe DOMINGUEZ <
felipe.dominguez at> wrote:

> I would like to share a hard disk on the network, I have tried with samba,
> and follow the instruction on the ubuntu documentation. it works to share a
> local folder on the computer but it does not work to share the mounted hard
> disk.

I have seen this kind of comment before, and I don't understand it.

Every hard drive, USB drive, etc. that gets mounted is mounted to a mount
point, which is a folder.

The only case this is at all difficult is the drive that mounts as "/".

Otherwise mounting the hard drive and the folder it is mounted to is


John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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