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If I download the Linux drivers for my winmodem, how can I access the files using Red Hat 9.0? Since the drivers will be downloaded to a Windows XP directory....
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    Access Windows directory using Linux


    If I download the Linux drivers for my winmodem, how can I access the files using Red Hat 9.0? Since the drivers will be downloaded to a Windows XP directory.

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    /mnt/windows/ but why can't you just download to Linux?
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    mount windows

    i am using ma 9.1 it has all ready mounted my windw s partion and i can see it how ever i can not acess them there seems to be a step missing

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    I didn't think I could download to Linux since I only have internet access with Windows XP. When I download the device drivers, they are going to be on my Windows partition.

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    ur right about the download lcoatiosn thing.

    what do u mean u can see but not access stuff, is the /mnt/windows (or /mnt/nt) directory there? can u open it? what is inside it?

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    Since u are using Win XP, i assume the hard disk is formatted to ntfs, therefore u will need to use:
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    mount -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /mnt/win (assuming it's on partition 1 of IDE device 1)
    Hope this works ok for ya!
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    also see this for a good explaination:
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3181

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    if all else fails, just copy the file onto a floppy and then copy it off again in Linux. Yes, I know that this is not a very sophisticated way of doing things, but HEY, it works :P

    have fun


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    ps. I trust that you've also looked at the tutorial section of this site to see the stuff on LINMODEMs

    Use Suse 10.1 and occasionally play with Kubuntu
    Also have Windows 98SE and BeOS

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    Use smbfs or smbmount to mount your windows directory to linux, then you can access everything you have under it in linux.

    Code:
    smbmount //client IP/dir /mnt/mountdir -o username=windowsusername,password=windowspassword
    
    or
    
    mount -t smbfs -o username=windowsusername,password=windowspassword //client IP/dir /mnt/mountdir
    Regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by andutt
    Use smbfs or smbmount to mount your windows directory to linux, then you can access everything you have under it in linux.

    Code:
    smbmount //client IP/dir /mnt/mountdir -o username=windowsusername,password=windowspassword
    
    or
    
    mount -t smbfs -o username=windowsusername,password=windowspassword //client IP/dir /mnt/mountdir
    I doubt that will work. If I understand right, he needs to get the drivers from the same computer from the windows mount.
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