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Old 06-01-2009, 03:20 PM   #1
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auto mounting a network drive


Is there any way I can mount a network drive without editing the fstab file? and if not will it execute that command as root?
 
Old 06-01-2009, 03:24 PM   #2
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You only need to edit fstab if you want to mount something at boot. If you just want to mount a drive one time, you can do that from the command line.

As for permissions, generally if your user has the appropriate permissions on the other end of the connection (like NFS or SSHFS), you can mount it without root privileges.
 
  


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