I was attempting to create this entry in the /etc/fstab file. It is to
a WinXP machine.

//u...@bios/My Documents /laptop smbfs rw,noauto  0  0

It fails because 'fstab' does not allow embedded spaces in device
names, not does it allow enclosing the name in quotes.

I did some Googling and discovered that I am not the only one annoyed
by this behavior. I discovered this patch that had been submitted awhile


Changing the share name is not really an option. Is there some way of
making this work in 'fstab'? I can use the name including spaces in
'mount_smbfs' so that is how I am currently mounting the share. It just
seems strange that 'fstab' by not accepting the use of quoting is not in
step with how FreeBSD usually operates.




It is much easier to suggest solutions
when you know nothing about the problem.
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