[svlug] mount, smbfs, ssh, and local console weirdness

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at ns.aus.com
Mon Aug 5 16:48:45 PDT 2002

On Mon, 5 Aug 2002, Rafael Skodlar,,, wrote:

> I answered to a similar question [1] including an example used in real
> life scenario about a week ago and haven't seen any response, either
> positive or negative. You might want to see the archive. People don't
> bother to help when there is no feedback.

I looked at this last night when I should have been writing, and decided 
not to answer at that point, due to lack of info.
> [1] Linux/windows file sharing and authentication
> Seems I get much better[?] response criticizing Redhat's RPMs or such
> ;-)
> On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 11:49:23PM -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> > linux.samba & svlug at lists.svlug.org:
> > 
> > I have a LAN with Windows and Linux machines.  One Windows 2000 machine,
> > "W2K30G", has a directory "E:\share" which is shared as "\\W2K30G\SHARE"
> > with permissions "Everyone: Full Control Allow, Change Allow, and Read
> > Allow".  Other Windows machines and their users can see the folder and
> > read/ write/ create files without any problems.
> > 
> > 
> > I would like to allow similar access for Linux machines and users.  My
> > idea was to create matching user accounts "smbuser" on both machines,
> > create a mount point "/share" on the Linux machine, and mount the
> > Windows shared directory on the Linux machine via smbfs:

The problem, AFAICS, related to smbfs and the fact that all access are 
being mapped to a particular user on the Win2K machine.

It might be useful to see a trace of what happens when the error occurs.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at ns.aus.com, rsharpe at samba.org, 
sharpe at ethereal.com

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