[Samba] Samba3 - small lan  - fstab & smbfstab
John H Terpstra
jht at Samba.Org
Fri Jun 24 16:16:40 GMT 2005
On Friday 24 June 2005 09:48, Serge Naggar wrote:
> This is the second of 2 emails
> I have two essentially identical linux computers [east and west] both
> running Samba 3.0.9-2.6-suse with Suse linux pro 9.1 on a two machine
> lan - [east & west] connected by a hub.
> I am using `The Official Samba-3 HowTo & ref guide by Terpstra et al' as
> my samba reference.
> I am not clear which fstab to use.
> /etc/samba/smbfstab indicates that it will mount the shares at
> I tried it but nothing happens. - no icon[s] appear on the
Did you enable the smbfs service on SLES9?
chkconfig smbfs on
> /etc/fstab - when I put the share definitions in /fstab the
> icons appear [unmounted] on the desktop.
> I am not clear why the /etc/samba/smbfstab is not working.
Maybe you can answer that now.
> Can you help?
Well, there is free support, paid support, and support that is paid at a rate
high enough to give you the right answer. What level of help do you want? :-)
- John T.
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