AW: Problem: permissions for removing a file in a file system mou nted by smbmount

Urban Widmark urban at
Thu May 11 17:49:13 GMT 2000

On Fri, 12 May 2000, Heribert Schütz wrote:

> It would be *wonderful* if samba were able to bridge that gap, i.e.,
> if smbmount provided Unix-like behaviour to a Unix system. (Because

smbmount only mounts, smbfs provides file access. There is a difference.

You may want to try Linux 2.2.16-pre2. It has included a patch to try to
chmod and then unlink again, if the first unlink fails. It should also
work to copy the unlink change from 2.2.16-pre2 to whatever version you
need/want to run.

The patch to upgrade 2.2.15 to 2.2.16-pre2 is of course available as


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