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Old 07-27-2002, 09:35 AM   #1
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Initialization Question.

I would like to know were I need to set up a command to perform
this command when linux boots up:

smbmount //other_computer/share /mnt/share

I think it is in /ect somewhere. Please help if you can, this one question will answer many things for me.

A quick and dirty answer will suffice.

Old 07-27-2002, 01:13 PM   #2
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So to say, it is /etc/rc.d directory, the best place to put it is in /etc/rc.d/rc.local file, it runs after all initiallization scripts were run.
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If you have smb support in kernel you can try to add it to /etc/fstab (in this case, of course, you don't use smbmount).
Old 07-27-2002, 02:37 PM   #4
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I addeded into the the /etc/rc.d directory in rc.local file and it seems to work well. Except each time on boot it asks for network password to access the shared resource. How do I add the password to the smbmount command?

smbmount //other_computer/share /mnt/share

So that it inputs the password right after this command is acknowledged.

Many thanks.


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