[firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?]
marko at freebsd.org
Tue Feb 1 17:31:14 PST 2005
Ruben de Groot wrote:
> 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>
Yes, that WFM too. The problem is if you try to add that as an entry in
/etc/fstab as it cannot handle the space. I had a quick look in fstab.c
and there appears to be no handling of escaped characters, which is
understandable I suppose since the first field would normally be
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