auto-mount cifs partition via samba

Derek Broughton derek at
Mon Mar 23 13:06:36 UTC 2009

Noah wrote:

> Hi there,
> I have a cifs partition that is exported via samba from another server.
>   From time to time I need to reboot that server.
> I have to manually remount the cifs partition on my ubuntu server.  is
> there something that can automount the cifs partition when the server
> comes back after reboot?

Cron?  I suppose a Windows machine must broadcast _something_ when it comes
up, and it could be caught, but even Windows machines don't automount
shares when a server comes online.  (However, I just have to click on

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