[Samba] Problem with smbmount and Windows XP

Urban Widmark urban at teststation.com
Wed Feb 20 02:21:05 GMT 2002

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, James F'jord Lynn wrote:

> The really weire thing is that it seems like every other time I try to edit
> file it happens. So I open vi, I make changes, I get "Permission denied". I
> close vi. I open it again on the same file, make the same changes, save and
> quit, and it works. Then the next time I open the file with vi, it will give
> me "Permission denied". (Note, if I make changes, save, make more changes,
> save it will save fine. It's only closing vi and starting it that switches
> whether or not it works).

Kernel version?

Sounds like smbfs fails to close the file between runs. 2.2.17 or so had a
bug that it tried to open O_RDONLY as readonly ...

> Do I need to go to 2.2.3? Has anyone else seen this problem?

The samba version is most likely irrelevant.


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