Commands tagged fstab (3)

  • the middle command between the ; and ; is the vi commands that insert that line into the last line of the file, the esc with the carets is literally hitting the escape key, you have to have the smbfs package installed to do it, I use it to access my iTunes music on my mac from my linux PC's with amarok so I can play the music anywhere in the house. among other things, it allows you to access the files on that share from your computer anytime you're on that network.


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    sudo vi /etc/fstab; Go//smb-share/gino /mnt/place smbfs defaults,username=gino,password=pass 0 0<esc>:wq; mount //smb-share/gino
    GinoMan2440 · 2009-04-02 16:04:35 7
  • It disturbs me when my logwatch report tells me a share or machine has disappeared, esp as mount isn't telling me what's gone. This command outputs to stderr the erroring cifs entries from fstab. Show Sample Output


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    ls $(grep cifs /etc/fstab | grep -v ^# |awk ' { print $2 } ') 1>/dev/null
    niall · 2010-12-10 09:27:19 3
  • With this command, you can check the difference between the volumes mounted and the volume in /etc/fstab.


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    diff <(cat /etc/fstab | grep vol | grep -v "^#" | awk '{print $1}') <(df -h | grep vol)
    Koobiac · 2014-01-23 15:18:08 6

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