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Help with Knoppix, mount via smbfs, and stale NFS handle

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 10:40:08 -0500, Scott Ehrlich <srehrlich at> wrote:
> I'm experimenting with using a Knoppix CD to boot a PC I plan to try
> and image.   I have a second machine running WinXP and a shared
> folder.   I created /mnt/hd mount the local hard drive and /mnt/image
> to mount the shared drive.
> I have managed to temporarily mount the shared drive via:
> mount -t smbfs -o username=<me>,workgroup=<netbios name>
> //<ip_of_win_box/image /mnt/image

What does "ls -l /mnt" show for the permissions on "image"? If they're
too restrictive, try changing the command to something like this:  "-o
username=<me>,workgroup=<netbios name>,dmask=755,fmask=755".  "man
smbmount" explains what the options do.

Andrew Medico <a.medico at>

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