[mythtv-users] Mapping to a Windows share
david at thegeorges.us
Thu Jan 24 01:41:51 UTC 2008
On 01/23/2008 08:34 PM, Harry Devine 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 192.168.1.101:/music /mnt/music
> Any ideas? I'd really like to not have files duplicated on 2 machines.
You didn't mention what Linux distro you are running on your myth box,
but as you mentioned F8 for the other system the following should work:
mount -t cifs -o "username=loginname,uid=loginname"
Then just enter your password and you should be good to go.
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