Syntax for mounting Samba shares under Linux?

Michal Jezierski heja at
Wed Oct 6 16:00:22 GMT 1999

Urban Widmark wrote:
> 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
> change.

Or you can just add 
smbmount //corona/myhome /mnt/samba/myhome -U xxxxx%yyyyy
to one of your rc (e.g. rc.local) scripts :>>


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