Mount does not show Samba files

Arun Biyani
Tue Sep 12 15:30:00 GMT 2006

Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> Arun Biyani wrote:
>> I am having some problems accessing files on a Linux server in 
>> Cygwin. The files are
>> exported via Samba. I can see the whole directory using my computer, 
>> which shows
>> a Y: directory on machine Goddard. However, "ls /y" prints no such 
>> file. What am
>> I doing wrong? This used to work. Transcript below.
>> Thx
>> Arun
>> [cygwin$:515] net use \\\\goddard\\abiyani y:
>> The command completed successfully.
> You don't need to do this since you've mounted the UNC path below but 
> since
> you did, what does 'ls /cygdrive/y' say?
>> [cygwin$:516] ls /y
>> ls: /y: No such file or directory
>> [cygwin$:517] mount
>> C:\win\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type system (binmode)
>> C:\win\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type system (binmode)
>> \\goddard\abiyani on /y type system (binmode,noexec)
>> C:\win\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
>> c: on /c type system (binmode,noumount)
>> i: on /i type system (binmode,noumount)
>> s: on /s type system (binmode,noumount)
>> [cygwin$:518] ls /y
>> ls: /y: No such file or directory
> What does 'ls //goddard/abiyani' say?
>> [cygwin$:519] mount //goddard/abiyani /y
>> mount: /y: Device or resource busy
>> [cygwin$:520]
> Right.  You've mounted here already.
[download$:575] ls //goddard/y
ls: //goddard/y: No such file or directory
[download$:576] ls //goddard/abiyani
ls: //goddard/abiyani: No such file or directory

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