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> Mounting A Z As A Smb Filesystem, How does one mount a Collie as an SMB?
chrisl
post Jul 15 2006, 09:04 PM
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Recently, I compiled AJZaurusUSB on my mactel machine and was able to get my Collie and mac to see each other. While seeing each other is great, I need a way to exchange files. Using my digital camera as a card reader for my mac is getting old. There are posts everywhere talking about mounting a Z as an SMB filesystem, but very little documentation.

As an attempt to do this, I installed Samba on my Collie and then tried to mount it on my mac as an SMB filesystem using the directions from the original AJZaurusUSB driver web site. This did not work. When I installed Samba I got a postprocessor error code stating that some directories and files (I think it was rc.d) did not exist. Yet when I looked for these files and directories, they where there. Also, as samba loads after reboot, it aborts. When I try to load my Z on the mac side with the IP number, it says that the volume does not exist.

So my question is: What are the steps I need to take to accomplish this? Is there good documentation for a mac that I missed? Is there some other software that needs to be installed or is there another version of samba (the version I used was: samba_3.0.14a-r12_arm.ipk from the OZ feeds) that I should be using?

Thanks,

Chris--
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