[arch-general] Help mounting Windows drive
tom at tomsbox.co.uk
Mon Sep 10 14:37:50 EDT 2012
On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 03:23:27PM +0100, Stephen Martin wrote:
> Is /Users a valid share on your system?
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 10 Sep 2012, at 02:25, 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 //192.168.1.107/Users/gumper /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
If he has shared the home folder for his username then Users would be a valid share but you would
only see the folder pertaining to said user name
C:\Users\gumper would give access to
C:\Users but the folder gumper would be the only folder/item visible
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