fstab syntax

Elias Chrysocheris eliaschr at cha.forthnet.gr
Sat Jan 30 22:35:14 UTC 2010

On Saturday 30 of January 2010 21:05:43 Jeff Laine wrote:
> Hello,
> My question is regarding /etc/fstab synax.
> How can I use spaces and quote symbols in my device name?
> I tried to use double quotes and backslash, but no luck so far.
> I.e. I'd like to put the following line:
> /dev/msdosfs/MY FLASH /mnt/flash msdosfs rw,noauto 0 0
> Any ideas?
Unfortunatelly, spaces are not allowed in fstab syntax. I also have tried it 
before and figured out that there is no way to insert spaces in a folder or 
device name.


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