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fstab not mounting cifs share at boot

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I'm getting very frustrated and need a little help. I'm using Fedora 16 and can't seem to get a Samba share to mount at boot with fstab.

Here is my line in fstab.

//192.168.2.x/RAID  /gateway            cifs    username=xxxxx,password=,_netdev        0 0

yet if I run 'mount -av' it mounts.

bash-4.2# mount -av
mount: UUID=9f47b0b5-7b59-4183-9372-ebe52b7833ed already mounted on /boot
mount: /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_home already mounted on /home
//192.168.2.x/RAID on /gateway type cifs (rw,_netdev,username=xxxxx,password=)

I'm using _netdev so it should not be mounting until after the network is up so I am clueless.....

Thank you for any insight you can give.
Daniel McAllister
President, IT4SOHO, LLC

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