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Re: Mounting a samba share via fstab



On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 15:55 -0800, Dan Thurman wrote:
> On Thursday 10 January 2008 03:36:59 pm Craig White wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 15:26 -0800, Dan Thurman wrote:
> > > On Thursday 10 January 2008 02:24:56 pm Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> > > > I have read many google threads and cannot seem to figure this one out.
> > > > What I did:
> > > > 1) mkdir /media/Music_A-F
> > > > 2) chmod 0777 /media/Music_A-F
> > > > 3) Edited /etc/fstab and added entry (broken up below but single line):
> > > >     //server/share/Music%20A-F
> > > >     <TAB>/mnt/share/Music_A-F
> > > >     <TAB>cifs
> > > >     <TAB>nosuid,nodev,noexec,
> > > >                 username=user,password=passwd,uid=500,
> > > >                 gid=500,file_mode=0664,dir_mode=0755
> > > >      <TAB>0 0
> > > > 4) mount -a
> > > >      (No errors reported)
> > > > 5) ls -ld /media/Music_A-F
> > > >     d????????? ? ?    ?        ?                ? Music-AF
> > > > 6) ls /media/Music_A-F
> > > >     ls: cannot access Music-AF: No such file or directory
> > > > 7) umount /media/Music_A-F
> > > >     (No errors reported)
> > > > 8) ls /media/Music_A-F
> > > >     (no errors reported, listed empty directory)
> > > > Anything I am missing?
> > > > Thanks-
> > > > --
> > >
> > > I discovered the problem.  It is that %20 (space) that is not recognized
> > > and causes the mount to blow up.  Can someone tell me how to add
> > > spaces in the string: //server/share/Music%20A-F ?  What I want is:
> > > //server/share/Music A-F/
> >
> > ----
> > enclose in double quotes - omit trailing slash
> > "//server/share/Music A-F"
> > Craig
> 
> That does not work.  Mount complains :
> +  mount -a
> [mntent]: line 9 in /etc/fstab is bad
> 
> Any ideas?
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show us the entire line

Craig


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