smbmount, problem with permissions

Urban Widmark urban at
Wed Sep 26 12:52:07 GMT 2001

On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Christian Rothe wrote:

> the server. I use the smbmount command to do that. Now the problem is, that
> files on the server with permissions e.g. 0664 appear at the mounted drive
> on
> the client with permissions 0755. Additional the owner and the group appear
> as 'root' but on the server they are shown in another way.

Read the smbmount manpage on uid/gid and fmask/dmask. smbfs does not
understand ownership so it lets you pick one, default is the one doing the


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