Mounting Windows Shares with Blanks in the Share Name

Steve McClary scm at
Thu Feb 1 23:34:13 GMT 2001

Thanks for the suggestion, putting the smbmount in rc.local seems to be 
working fine. The mounted drive shows up on the Linux machine with an 
underscore in the name instead of a blank, probably to tell me that that is 
a better way to do this anyway <g>

Steve McClary

At 08:57 PM 1/26/2001 +0100, Urban Widmark wrote:

> > mount -t smbfs //windowsserver/"share name" /mnt/sharewithblank -o guest
> >
> > and it mounts fine.
> >
> > Any way to cleanly automate this, or do I need to put the mount command in
> > a startup file? If so, where?
>You should be able to put the mount command in /etc/rc.d/rc.local, also
>someone posted a perl script that allows urlencoding entries in fstab,
>thus avoiding spaces (look about a week back in the archives).

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