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Mount remote ntfs partition?

I should have been a _bit_ more specific.   I am very aware of
smbclient, but have simply not seen it implemented in a rescue or
startup boot medium, such as floppy or CD.   My only experience with
Samba has been on a production system.

So, the task now is to find a bootable Linux medium (floppy or CD)
which will allow me to decide between dhcp or static addressing, then
let me log in via smbclient and mount a share via smbmount and
finally, I can perform the imaging via dd.

Leads?   I came across's nanobox but the floppy image
created under Windows would not boot on the laptop I'm working on.  
I'm downloading Knoppix and will explore it a bit more, too (I've
played around with it but not really in-depth).


On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 13:25:54 -0500, Derek A. Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
> smbmount?
> -derek
> Quoting Scott Ehrlich <srehrlich at>:
> > I am looking to perform disk imaging by booting a machine from a
> > floppy.   I've used Ghost and the former PowerQuest Drive Image
> > Professional, to deal with images on a remote Windows machine.
> >
> > I'm now wondering if I can a similar task, but instead of using DOS
> > bootable floppies and "net use", replace that with bootable Linux
> > floppies, mount the remote share and local drive to local mount
> > points, and use dd?   The remote system is Windows (XP Pro)
> > partitioned with NTFS.
> > The remote system would have a publicly available shared directory
> > containing the images.
> >
> > Thanks for any ideas/insight.
> >
> > Scott
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> >

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