SMB share not mounting at startup
sdafreebsduk at rowyerboat.com
Thu May 8 13:07:42 UTC 2008
I copied /root/.nsmbrc to /etc/nsmb.conf with security at 600, and it
doesn't work. With security at 777 it still doesn't work.
Any more suggestions?
Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> 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 :)
> I don't think $HOME or $USER are already set at the time hard disks are
> mounted. Use the global file /etc/nsmb.conf as suggested in another mail.
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