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Old 06-01-2004, 02:52 AM   #1
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How to mount files on StartUp

I have RH7 installed on my computer.
After restarting, I'd like to mount Another Computer's NTFS files automaticaly.
I put some directions in /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab but it doesn't work.
I'm mounting it from command line, with username and password parameters. for example :
mount -t smbfs -o username=someusername, password=somepasswd //RmtCompname/Path /mnt/Path
I can't put all this in fstab and mtab files.
Is there any other ways for mounting remote filesystems on startup?
Thank you
Old 06-01-2004, 03:16 AM   #2
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Why can't you put that into fstab?
Old 06-01-2004, 03:25 AM   #3
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I put it into fstab, but it doesn't work.
In addition, I don't know how to write correctly the syntax with username ad password parameters. And as I'm mounting filesystem with smbfs direction, I have serious doubt that it will not work.
I'd be very appreciated if you could tell me the syntax.
thank you.
Old 06-01-2004, 08:02 AM   #4
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I can't put all this in fstab and mtab files.
root can't physically mount anything in mtab- per se
this is done automagically ......mtab=mounted table and reflects
what is setup in fstab...............


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