SMB share not mounting at startup
sonicy at otenet.gr
Wed May 7 17:51:13 UTC 2008
Stephen Allen wrote:
> I am trying to mount an SMB share at startup. I have configured (as
> root) .nsmbrc so I don't have to type a password. When I run "mount
> -a", it mounts beautifully.
> However, when restarting the server, it will not mount automatically.
> According to rc.conf(5), smbfs is part of 'netfs_types' so rc should
> wait until after the network is started before trying to mount it (so
> shouldn't fail). I have an entry in /etc/fstab as follows:
> //backup at snap-cms/unix_backups /mnt/snapserver smbfs rw 0 0
> Does anyone have any ideas? I'm wondering if the .nsmbrc file can't
> be read because rc isn't running as root - and if so, where can I put
> Many thanks,
> Steve :)
Have a look at /etc/nsmb.conf
This is where smbfs looks after trying ~/.nsmbrc
Don't know if this is really your problem, but it is worth a try.
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