[email@example.com: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?]
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Tue Feb 1 07:16:32 PST 2005
On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 05:47:53AM -0800, Loren M. Lang typed:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 12:38:53PM +0000, Mark Ovens wrote:
> > Loren M. Lang wrote:
> > >replacing MYWORKGROUP, SERVER, USER, secret as neccessary. Make sure
> > >nsmb.conf is only readable by root. Add the following line to fstab:
> > >
> > >//user at server/share /mnt/share smbfs rw 0 0
> > >
> > PMJI, but do you know if it's possible to handle a share name containing
> > a space when mounting smb filesystems using fstab?
> > I tried
> > "//user at server/Drive C"
> > '//user at server/Drive C'
> > //user at server/Drive\ C
> > None of these worked. I know that using spaces in filenames is a Bad
> > Idea, but this is Windows we're talking about here ;-)
> A random guess might be to try: //user at server/Driver%20C
> %20 refers to the ascii character with hex value 20 which is space.
> It's what webservers use for getting around spaces, samba might too.`
> I'd be really curious to see if this works.
The following seems to work for me:
root at ei:/root> mount_smbfs //odo/"Temp Dir" /mnt
root at ei:/root> mount | grep smbfs
//ROOT at ODO/TEMP DIR on /mnt (smbfs)
root at ei:/root>
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