smbmount questions

Urban Widmark urban at
Thu May 25 20:04:50 GMT 2000

On Fri, 26 May 2000, Stephen L Arnold wrote:

> I have RH6.1/samba 2.0.5a, and the windoze box is win95b.  If I do the
>        for smbmount to pass the mount command. For example, use
>        smbmount "\\server\tmp" -c 'mount /mnt -u 123 -g 456'
> but the actual command does not understand this syntax, nor does it
> seem to have the latter two options for setting the user/group IDs
> (which it seems I need in order to get the right permissions on the
> mounted share).

Upgrade samba to 2.0.7. It has a different syntax (you mount it using
mount -t smbfs, not smbmount and you want to make sure you have a "recent
enough" mount program) but it does have the uid/gid parameters or
downgrade to 2.0.4, I believe these options was temporarily lost in 2.0.5.


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