Another question about Samba and fstab

Terence Simpson stdin at stdin.me.uk
Thu Aug 2 12:33:25 BST 2007


Edmund Laugasson wrote:
>> You just need to put "mount -a" into the /etc/rc.local file, you don't 
>> need to put anything else in there.
>>     
>
>
> you could also give some pause before the action is actually taken (in /etc/rc.local):
>
> sleep 5; mount -a
>
>
> ...where "5" is time in seconds to wait and then it will run the following order. Sometimes if e.g. 
> network is not coming up fast (e.g. wifi, etc.), it may be useful.
>
>   
Yeah, though /etc/rc.local is always the last thing run, it may help if 
you give the network some time to get an address if you're on DHCP.

Terence




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