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Old 10-07-2002, 07:10 PM   #1
zipur
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Auto Mount On Boot Win32 Shares


I am trying to get a windows share to mount on boot on a Suse 8 Pro Linux Box. I have tried the following:

/etc/fstab

#added line
//NTSERVER/Server home/webserver/mnt/server smbfs username=myuser,password=pass 0 0

This does not work.

If I try manually doing this from prompt:

mount -t smbfs //NTSERVER/Server home/webserver/mnt/server username=myuser,password=pass

it works fine.

Ideas?
 
Old 10-08-2002, 03:38 AM   #2
zipur
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still no luck :(

I have tried everything I can find...

/etc/fstab

[tried]
//NTSERVER/Server /mnt/Server smbfs auto,username=user,password=pass 0 0

[tried]
//NTSERVER/Server /mnt/Server smb username=user,password=pass 0 0

I tried loading autofs on boot too... all references to this look to be quite old, is this needed for auto smbmounting?

I also have tried using some utilities like LinNeighborhood and WebMin. If I create a mount and check the option to recreate on boot, it creates all the entries in /etc/fstab BUT it does not load the mount.

If I mount manually once server is booted, Voila! Works... but I want it to auto mount

The mounts seem to be happening prior to the network being loaded, how can I check if this is the problem and how can I fix this?

Please Help?
 
  


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