[kde-linux] Connecting to a samba share at startup

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 30 16:24:33 UTC 2007

On Monday 30 Jul 2007, Werner Joss wrote:
> On Monday 30 July 2007 13:22:50 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > Yes, of course.  I should have remembered that.   Could you give me an
> > example of the syntax for passing username and password?  I've little
> > experience of shellscripts, and none for this kind of job.  Thanks
> oh, well,
> I must admit I can't give you an exact example for smbmount syntax, as I
> don't have smbmount installed (using nfs here) - but that should not be a
> problem - just try 'man smbmount'...
> as for the rest, maybe it is better you take the approch proposed by boyan,
> via /etc/fstab, so the remote share will already be mounted at login time.
> the method which I proposed is not suitable if you intend to mount $HOME
> from a remote server, as it requires access to your local $HOME _before_
> mounting anything.
All useful information, Werner, thanks.  Yes, I intend to follow Boyan's 
advice.  Another job for this evening.

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