[mythtv-users] Mapping to a Windows share

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 01:40:55 UTC 2008

On Jan 23, 2008 8:34 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
> I recently put Windows XP back onto my main PC in the house, mainly
> because I couldn't get any drivers to work for my ATI Radeon X1600 card
> on FC8, and also because the Flash support for x86_64 was non existant.
> So I went back figuring I'd try again at a later date.
> Anyway, I have most of my MP3s on my Windows box.  I'd like to allow
> Myth to access them from there instead of copying them over to the Myth
> box.  I have a share setup called Music on the Windows box and it's open
> to Everyone (permissions-wise).  When I try to mount to it from my Myth
> box, nothing happens.  It just sits there forever looking like it's
> trying, but never mounts it.  I'm entering:
>              mount /mnt/music
> Any ideas?  I'd really like to not have files duplicated on 2 machines.

Dumb question: have you installed samba support on your linux machine?
 If so, try to map like this:

smbmount -o username=<valid NT Login>, password=<Valid NT Account
Passwd> // /mnt/music

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