[ILUG] VMWare and Samba and sharing drives
Rik.Dunphy at motorola.com
Wed Apr 5 11:18:58 IST 2000
> > I am sharing the Zip drive through Samba, allowing access through Linux
> > and my VMWare virtual machine.
> Is this the only way to get VMWare and Linux on the same box to both have
> access to a drive ? I don't use VMWare much, but I just tried to do
> something the other day which involved working with some files I had and I
> scratched my head for a moment, until I ftp'ed the files around. I imagine
> that in fact Samba is the optimum way to go, because then only one OS is
> writing to the disk partition, but I wondered was there any other way to do
Have tried to do it a few ways, but definitely this way is the best. Then
setup a permanent network drive mapped to the Samba share for the Zip, and
seems to work ok. But unfortunately you can't use the IOMEGA tools.
Hopefully they might get round to getting it working better
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