View Full Version : [ubuntu] Trying to automount server drives by edit Gstab file - not working

April 11th, 2009, 01:22 AM

Trying to automount, but the command does not work.
What am I doing wrong or what haven't I done?:

//<<SERVER DRIVE NAME>> /home/<<workstation name>>/SERVER DRIVE NAME smbfs

I have done lots of reading, but can't find an answer.

I tried putting in sudo mount -a underneath and creating the SERVER DRIVE NAME in the "home folder" on the workstation.

April 11th, 2009, 02:45 AM
Ok, I figured it out:
You need to do 2 other things:
1. Go to terminal type sudo apt-get install smbfs
2. Create the folders that are specified in the home folder (i.e. go to home folder and create SERVER DRIVE NAME