I am trying to create a mount point that remains persistent on reboot by adding the following line into /etc/fstab

/ownCloud/admin/files/Website\ Backups/ /home/example/Backups none bind 0 0

This is the command I run to mount it manually

mount --bind /ownCloud/admin/files/Website\ Backups/ /home/example/Backups

The directory never gets mounted on reboot though. I don't see any errors in the log files so I am having a hard time troubleshooting the problem. Hoping someone can help me out on this. Thanks in advance


It might be something to do w/ the space (" ") in the path. I would first try a directory w/ out space in fstab and see if that works on reboot. I have a bind mount entry on my fstab, and it gets mounted on reboot as expected. The only difference is that I don't have space.

  • You were right, I did a search on Google for fstab with space and came up with this link it says to use \040 instead of spaces in mount paths. – BrandonB8767 Jan 29 '15 at 16:50

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