[Centos] Mounting Netware Volumes

Thu Mar 31 02:59:52 UTC 2005
Paul <subsolar at subsolar.org>

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 19:33 -0600, Paul wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 22:22 -0600, Paul wrote: 
> > I have one last RH 7.3 system that I want to convert to CentOS 4, but I
> > can't find the ncpfs utilities that I used to use to mount Netware
> > shares.
> > 
> > Has support been removed from the 3.x and 4?
> Well I dug though the RH's site and in the release notes for AS 3.95 ite
> mentionsed that ncpfs has been deprecated.  I can't find the release
> notes for 4, but assume that they must have removed support in the
> kernel along with the package.  
> It looks like I've reached a dead-end unless I want to build a custom
> version of the kernel for this workstation each time a new one comes
> out.  That looks to be more work than continuing with it as it is and
> using fedoralegacy updates.
> Anybody have other ideas?

Well I modified the script and spec file at http://linux-
ntfs.sourceforge.net/rpm/build.html to build rpms for the ncpfs module
I'm still cleaning up the cruft that is not needed and will post them
here if anybody is interested.

Paul Berger