Fwd: Re: Permissions problem

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Fri Feb 2 19:52:02 GMT 2001

On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Rob Hutton wrote:

>   I am still having this problem and have not been able to make any progress. 
>  To review, I am trying to access shares on my PDC.  I can see the network 
> from my Linux workstation, browse the network, and mount shares.  I can do 
> likewise from a windows workstation to my linux workstation.  The problem 
> comes when I try to modify or create anything on the PDC share.  Everything 
> on the PDC shows up as root:root with -rwxr-xr-x permissions.  I have tried 
> changing permissions, and get no errors, but nothing changes.  But if I su to 
> root, then I can do everything I want.  From the NT side, permissions are set 
> to full control/everyone.

How do you mount this? You can change ownership that smbfs uses with the
uid/gid parameters to smbmount, you can change the permissions using

See the smbmount manpage for details.


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