[arch-general] Help mounting Windows drive

Figue ffigue at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 10:05:58 EDT 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 3:25 AM, Randy <gumper1034 at gmail.com> wrote:
> In the past I have been able to mount my Windows computer using the
> following command:
> "mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD
> // /mnt/share/"
> Now when I try this I receive the message:
> "Unable to find suitable address".
> I am able to ping the IP address without any problem.
> Any idea what I'm doing wrong here?
> Thanks,
> Randy

I use a plain text file for credentials, something like:

mount.cifs /mnt/share -o

where /etc/.cifs is:

In a single line would be:
mount.cifs /mnt/share -o

PD: uid it's optional to your current user.


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