unable to share a 500GB external hard drive on a Windows network

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 21:51:36 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-11-04 at 16:30 -0500, Scott Berry wrote:
> Hello there,
> I have a Sony Vgcra820G that I am trying to share a folder off an
> external 500GB hard drive. I am using Nautilus and go in to
> Places/Scott/sdownloads and click on sdownloads and go to share and tick
> the checkbox for sharing using the name downloads and then telling it to
> share the folder. But when the Windows clients see it they say that they
> can not access it.  it also looks from my side as though for some reason
> the folder is not getting mounted.  Where should I begin my research on
> this problem? 

Got samba installed and configured?? Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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