Syntax for mounting Samba shares under Linux?

Steve Snyder swsnyder at
Wed Oct 6 03:16:50 GMT 1999

I'm having a hell of a time mounting Samba shares under Linux.  Both
server and client are running kernel v 2.2.1x on otherwise RedHat v6.0

The machine running the Samba (v2.0.5a) server is working great. 
Directories and printers are easily accessable from Win98 and OS/2. 
It's Linux as a SMB *client* that is giving me problems.

I can easily mount shares from a command prompt like this:

        smbmount //corona/myhome /mnt/samba/myhome -U xxxxx%yyyyy

How, though, do I get this information into /etc/fstab in a valid
format that can be recognized at boot time?

Thanks for any advice on this.

*** Steve Snyder ***

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