[mythtv-users] Make windoze disk visible to MythTV?

Craig Huff huffcslists at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 15:50:58 UTC 2011

Wow! Didn't think it would be so simple. Wasn't sure it was possible, but if
so, expected I'd need to install something like a "reverse" samba. Thanks.

On Sep 28, 2011 10:37 PM, "Brian Kirkman" <bkirkman at qwest.net> wrote:
> On 9/28/2011 8:26 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 9/28/2011 20:18, Craig Huff wrote:
>>> I can go the other way, and make my MythTV system disks visible to a
>>> windows system, but I don't know if it is possible to do the other way
>>> around so I can access the files on a windows system from a browser on
>>> my linux system.
>> Configure Windows file sharing on the netbook to share the folder you
>> want to access with write permissions. Mount the share using the CIFS
>> filesystem type. Copy files from one path to the other. Various file
>> managers and desktop environments may automate more or less of this
>> operation.
> To mount the windows share on the linux machine, use the following.
> mount -t cifs -o username=win_username,ip=192.168.X.X
> //win_workstation/share_name /linux/mnt/location
> You should then be prompted for the windows workstation user password.
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