autofs problem

Sturgis, Grant Grant.Sturgis at arraybiopharma.com
Fri Feb 16 12:20:22 CST 2007



Michael_E_Brown at Dell.com wrote:
> How about server:"/path with spaces/directory"?
> --

Nope:

mount: server:"/path/path failed, ...
(stopped at first space).

Also - same problem with single quotes.


> Michael
> 
>  > -----Original Message-----
>  > From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
>  > [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Sturgis, Grant
>  > Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 12:11 PM
>  > To: linux-poweredge-Lists
>  > Subject: autofs problem
>  >
>  > Greetings List,
>  >
>  > Not PE specific, but a silly problem I can't seem to get through.
>  >
>  > My NFS share path has spaces in it and I need to setup an
>  > autofs client to mount it.  The typical mount tricks (double
>  > quotes or \ the spaces) don't seem to work.
>  >
>  > I have tried:
>  >
>  > "server:/path/path with spaces/directory"
>  >
>  > and the system complains that:
>  >
>  > mount(nfs): host "server: lookup failure (the server name
>  > does resolve..)
>  >
>  >
>  > I have tried:
>  >
>  > server:/path/path\ with\ spaces/directory
>  >
>  > and the system complains that:
>  >
>  > mount: server:/path/path failed
>  > (stops the path name at the first space)
>  >
>  >
>  > I have tried:
>  >
>  > server:/path/path\040with\040spaces/directory"
>  >
>  > and the system complains that:
>  >
>  > "mount:  server:/path/path040with040spaces/directory" failed.."
>  >
>  >
>  > Any suggestions?
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  >
>  > Grant
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