[Samba] How best to get ACL support?

Kai Blin kai.blin at med.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Sep 24 12:37:00 GMT 2002

On Monday 23 September 2002 19:31, Sytsma, Richard wrote:
> My Dell server was preloaded with Redhat 7.2 , Linux 2.4.7-10,  gccv2.96
> with  Ext3 file system. I want to  install the machine into my company W2k
> domain using winbind but my Linux kernel does not support the needed ACls.

I think ext3 has no acls out of the box.

> Does the latest Linux kernel come with ACL support and if so should I just
> update the kernel to 2.4.19 which I think is the latest production quality
> kernel? The ACL patches at www.bestbits.at list patches for kernels 2.4.19,
> 2.4.18, 2.4.17, 2.2.20 but not my 2.4.7-10.  Does that mean the patches for
> 2.4.7-10 are not available or just should not be attempted?

I'd get a newer kernel, if I were you. :) And then apply the patch.

HTH, Kai

Kai Blin 	Linux system administrator 	Tel: Ring-86592
Allgemeine Chirurgie 	Universitaetsklinikum Tuebingen

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