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Re: mount network drive in fstab?

Tom Weller at Ambassador Computers wrote:

> My open office connectivity problems might be resolved, apparently, if I
> explicitly mount the network NTFS drive in the fstab file? Does this sound
> ..well.. sound? How is this done? I have some conflicting advice from a
> couple of google searches
> Tom
> P.S. And thanks for all the fast help I have been having...it's superb

Add the following entry in your fstab file.

//server/share /mnt/mount_point smbfs default,rw 0 0

where server is your Windows server name, share is the share exported from
that server and mount_point is the folder where you are going to mount it.


Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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