I am mounting a samba share using fstab file as:

//     /samba/raspberry/   cifs    x-systemd.automount,x-systemd.device-timeout=10s,_netdev,users,nofail,uid=1000,gid=1000,credentials=/home/edward/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm    0   0

but the thing with this entry is systemd will try to mount it even if I don't need it.
So is there any option of mount command for fstab file that will mount this only on first access by shortcut in nautilus?

I am using latest Arch Linux with Gnome 3.18

Please note: I am taking this question with samba share but the question is about option we can use in fstab file


i haven't tested this with samba, but it's probably the same as with a local filesystem.

you need to change edit fstab line to include the two options x-systemd.automount,noauto and then it will not be mounted automatically, it will only be mounted when accessed. to make it active instantly, instead of having to reboot, do the following:

  sudo systemctl daemon-reload

and then both, or one, of the following:

  sudo systemctl restart remote-fs.target
  sudo systemctl restart local-fs.target

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