fstab mount shares on wifi network

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 6 19:38:49 UTC 2011

On 6 September 2011 19:55, Firesam <ubuntu at e17th.com> wrote:
> How can I add an entry to fstab that mounts a samba share that is on a
> wireless network. The problem is that the network is not available until
> networkmanager connects to the lan. That only happens after I login to
> unity with my password. I dont think _netdev will help in this case. Is
> it smarter to use a script on connect to the network that will 'mount
> -a'?

I use the this method [1] which automatically mounts shares as the
servers becomes available.  It also unmounts if it becomes

[1] http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=637258


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