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Re: question about /etc/fstab

maha jun <nhm_in@yahoo.com> writes:

> 1) Each entry in the /etc/fstab is made of the same fields. Explain
> each of the fields.
> 2) When is this file read?
> 3) How would you specify that a particular file system should be
> mounted at boot time?

The command 'man 5 fstab' will answer all these questions.

> 4) Why wouldn't you include information about your SAMBA home drive in
> the /etc/fstab file so that it is mounted at boot time?

You can do that. In addition to the man page of fstab, the man page of
smbmount ('man 8 smbmount') will help.

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