Can't save to a 777
peter at cadcamlab.org
Tue Jun 13 02:47:34 GMT 2000
[Jeff Honken <jhonken at itconnections.com>]
> I have Samba working well on my Linux 6.1 server with one exception.
Wow, I feel old. I remember way back in mid-2000 when we were all
waiting for Linux version 2.4 to be released. Where did the time go?
> I can save a file to the server with windows explorer and retrieve
> it. I can open a file with notepad or any other application. I
> can't save it once I've opened it. It claims I don't have
> permissions. I've given it 777. What can be wrong?
Do you have permission to write to the directory in question? Saving a
file is often implemented in terms of delete/rename, which of course
has nothing to do with permissions on the file itself.
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