Problems with symlinks (unlink) and Unix extensions in Samba
Sergio.Talens at uv.es
Tue Jul 20 12:42:26 GMT 2004
El Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 02:03:12PM +0200, Guenther Deschner va escriure:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 01:38:18PM +0200, Sergio Talens-Oliag wrote:
> > I've been trying to use Samba to export Unix home directories (using
> > smbfs on the linux clients) and I've found a problem while trying to
> > use the Mozilla web browser on Linux.
> > At first I was using Samba 3.0.4 with the following global settings:
> > unix extensions = yes
> > follow symlinks = yes
> > wide links = yes
> > After some research I found that I was having problems with symlinks
> > and upgraded to Samba 3.0.5rc1, which solves some of my problems, but
> > Mozilla still does not work.
> unless you have a patched version of smbfs, smbfs does not have native
> support for CIFS Unix Extensions (that let you permit to create proper
> You could try cifsfs instead.
Yes, that was the problem, using CIFS it works as expected, thanks a
lot, you've saved me a lot of time ;)
Sergio Talens-Oliag <sto at uv.es> <http://www.uv.es/~sto/>
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