Syntax for mounting Samba shares under Linux?

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Oct 6 08:20:56 GMT 1999

On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Steve Snyder wrote:

> 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?

You wait for 2.0.6 where the syntax is changed so that you use the
standard mount command even for smbfs (details are in the list archives).

I haven't looked at the cvs version but it is likely to also have that


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