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Really simple shell scripting problem I am having... I am trying to mount the Documents and Settings directory of a Windows XP box on my Fedora server. I don't have any probelems connecting on the command line...
mount -t smbfs -o username=user,password=pass /XPMachine/Documents\ and\ Settings /mnt/tmp
but when I try to put the command in a script, the command doesn't work. I figure I am missing something with the escape characters, but don't have a clue what.
Usually you need to start your script file with #!/bin/bash and then chmod +x scriptname.sh. To use the script, you go to the directory and type ./scriptname.sh or place the script in a directory that is in your path and just invoke it by name.
The only thing I can see off the top of my head is that in the script, the variable is //XPSystem/.... and in your command line it is /XPMachine. So guessing that the first one is generic, does the fact that the script has two "/" instead of one do anything?