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Old 10-31-2005, 10:51 AM   #1
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mounting smb shares


what command should I use to mount a smb share on my laptop? i can mount it with
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 smbmount //192.168.1.3/towel401 /mnt/laptop
but that prompts me for a password and the password=blah switch doesnt seem to work. I want to put it in a script so it will mount when ever i click an icon. i dont want to use the smb:/ kioslave because i dont always use kde and i want to browse the shares from bash.

if my laptop disconnects it causes problems when every i try to go into /mnt/laptop and it will refuse to unmount for ages, is there any way to force it to unmount, or do all this automatically so i dont have to bother with manually mounting it?
 
Old 10-31-2005, 12:54 PM   #2
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the following command should work:
smbmount //machine/share /mnt/mount_point -o username="foo" password=''bar"

For your second question there's a -f flag in mount, to force, but i don't know if it will help in your case.
 
Old 10-31-2005, 01:04 PM   #3
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no -f didnt work, but smbumount worked the last time i think. not regular umount

i from cork as well
 
Old 10-31-2005, 01:15 PM   #4
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that's funny!! nice to meet you!
 
Old 10-31-2005, 07:59 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by fr_laz
the following command should work:
smbmount //machine/share /mnt/mount_point -o username="foo" password=''bar"
I'm having success with smbmount //machine/share /mnt/mount_point -o username=foo,password=bar .

I think the [SPACE] in your example would be fatal.
 
  


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