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Mounting NetWare Volumes under Linux

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By Amritpal Bath

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Posted: 10 Feb 2005
 

The Linux kernel does not natively support mounting Novell NetWare 4/5 volumes.

SOLUTION: Use the opensource ncpfs project at: http://freshmeat.net/projects/ncpfs/

Build it and use ncpmount to authenticate yourself and mount the volume. If you're using IPX, be sure to build IPX support as a module, and not directly into the kernel - otherwise things just don't work well.

If you have any questions you may contact Amritpal at amrit@transamrit.net


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