Photoshop: How do I attach a layer mask into a Smart object?

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I can't seem to figure out a way how to do this. Now every time I move the Smart object, the mask stays in its place and the Smart object just "glides" under it.
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What version of Photoshop are you using?
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Hi!

I'm using CS Extended 5.1 (or was actually on trial, now I'm back to CS3 for few weeks until I'll get the money to buy 5.1)
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In CS3, you can't link the layer mask to the smart object.
In CS4 and later, the layer mask can be linked.