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Old 02-01-2011, 09:13 PM   #1
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Smile mounting a shrared folder [auto] {type vboxsf}

hey can anyone tell me how to mount a shared folder (on virtual box 4.0.0) on a win 7 host onto my ubuntu 10.10 virtualbox......
i know how to mount the folders manually..
i want the system to mount it every time i log in........
Manual mount: mount -t vboxsf D_Drive /home/asd/Desktop/Shared

i tried using /etc/fstab but i didn't know what to put in the right fields......
So somebody please help me......
Thanks in advance...
Old 02-20-2011, 09:46 PM   #2
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Virtualbox 4 has automatic mounting of shares already built in.
You need to enable automatic mounting for each individual share, as well as guest additions installed.
You should then find it mounted in /media.

VirtualBox manual
Old 03-09-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
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Thanks, but i knew that.. The thing is that i wanted to do this on my own using fstab....
I did try in fstab.. But the system does not respond at all..... Neither does it mount nor does it display an error...
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc nodev,noexec,nosuid 0 0
D_DRIVE /home/andenz/Desktop/Shared vboxsf auto 0 0

This is how my fstab looks like.... Well the system does not do anything at all.....
Currently i access my drives through the VBox auto mounted folders....


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