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Re: how to mount cifs via /etc/fstab - is this a bug in Fedora 7 ?



On Wed, 16 May 2007 13:52:46 +0200, Valent Turkovic wrote:

> Can you please check if what I'm experiencing is a bug so I submit it a so
> one or am I doing something wrong.
> 
> In my /etc/fstab I have:
> 
> //10.10.10.1/disk     /disk cifs
> username=xxx,password=xxx,uid=fedora74,gid=fedora74,bg,soft    0 0
> 
> If I'm on another network (away from home) and I boot Fedora 7 my system
> freezes while trying to mount cifs mount point.
> 
> I thought that options "bg,soft" should fail in the background it cifs
> mount fails - but instead it prevents my system from booting.
> 
> How can I fix this? Should I file this as a bug?

I suggest using automounter to mount the Windows share.  This way,
mounting takes place dynamically when you try to access the share.  It
gets unmounted after some idle period.

Akemi


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