Mounting automatically a smb partition in fstab (under linux)

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Jul 26 11:33:36 GMT 2000

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Jean - François MARQUIS GFI DOUAI wrote:

> Hi,
> I have got a little problem, I don't know how to mount automatically a smb partition exported from a SCO UNIX in the fstab of my linux !
> But with the command 
> mount -t smbfs   mount -t smbfs -o username=******,password=******* file://SCO/projets /mnt/smbsco
> there is no problem !

Didn't know you could write file://...

This works for me:
//localhost/tmp  /mnt/smb  smbfs  noauto,username=***,password=***  0  0

(the noauto makes it not mount automatically, you may want to change

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