Samba 3.0 - Bug preventing mkfifo as non-root

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sun Jan 21 22:47:11 GMT 2007

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 10:36:10PM +0000, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 09:14 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> [snip]
> > No, what Jeremy is saying is that you will need to install a new kernel.
> Ah. One question on this. Will a patch to the kernel to rectify this
> change the ABI/API of said kernel. :-)

No, you just need to get the relevent cifsfs code from
Steve's repository on and compile it as a
loadable kernel module (you can do this out of kernel).


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