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On Wednesday 20 April 2005 04:01, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > I can successfully mount a shared folder on Windows from my fedora core
> > 3 using LinNeighbourhood. ÂWhat would be the line to add to fstab in
> > order to share it automatically?
> >
> > Regards
> > ÃzgÃr
> IIRC LinNeighbourhood does not mount SMB shares.

If you're using KDE, you can use KNetAttach to create a permanent link to a 
remote Samba share, now that I think about it, then browse that share in 
Konqueror.  I do that at work.

> An example line for mounting an SMB share you find in the previous
> posting of this thread which you even quote yourself:
> > > >//hagrid/path/to/music /home/richard/Music Âsmbfs Â
> > > >uid=500,gid=504,fmask=777,password="xxxxxxxx" 0 0
> While I feel an "fmask=777" makes simply no sense. And the password
> shouldn't be stored in the fstab but use of a credentials file should be
> made. Please see "man mount" for more details.

To be honest it's been something like three years since I set that up.  It 
seems to work just fine, though I can't remember if I really needed the fmask 
or not.  I'll revisit it.  Thanks for the tip.

Richard S. Crawford

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