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Re: [SLE] LAN Problem - Latest Stagger Forward
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 08:38:06 -0400
  • Message-id: <1116247086.3121.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 08:34 -0400, Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. wrote:
> This morning I made an interesting discovery.
>
> If I am logged on as root (yes, I know, I don't like it either), and I enter:
>
> 'mount -t smbfs //IGOR/O /root/mnt/IGOR/O/'
>
> and, of course, enter the correct XP password
>
> I can access the XP files from the linux machine
>
> Why can't I do this as a user? More importantly, what do I have to change to
> enable the process as a user?
>
>
Only root can run the mount command. Have a look at /etc/samba/smbfstab
to have windows shares mount at boot time.
I used this in the past with good results.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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