[Samba] mode=777 does not work as fstab option

David Cougle dcougle at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 13 22:26:01 GMT 2002

//ip/public      /mnt/home          smbfs   

user perkins is not mentioned?

>From: Urban Widmark <urban at teststation.com>
>To: David Cougle <dcougle at hotmail.com>
>CC: samba at lists.samba.org
>Subject: Re: [Samba] mode=777 does not work as fstab option
>Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 18:28:43 +0200 (CEST)
>On Sun, 11 Aug 2002, David Cougle wrote:
> >
> > [user at localhost filedepot]$ touch foo.txt
> > touch: creating `foo.txt': No such file or directory
> > (this works when done locally)
>This error does not indicate a permission problem. I suggest you run
>ethereal on the linux box, listening to port 139, while you run 'touch'.
>smbfs translates error codes from the server into unix errno values.
>Something may be lost in the translation. There should be a create or open
>response with this error code in it (don't worry ethereal decodes most of
>it for you).
>If you want to you could save the snoop'ed data to file and send them to
>me off-list.
>Perhaps the server is full? (disk space, out of inodes on a unix box, ...)
>Whatever it is, this is not a problem with the smbfs permission code. You
>may want to tripple check that the windows user "Perkins", or whomever you
>connect as, has permission to write in that dir (on the server).
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