[Samba] Problem with OS X (as client) to Samba on Linux box

Philip Edelbrock phil at Ren.netroedge.com
Sun Jun 29 22:09:05 GMT 2003

Hi, I think OS-X was primarily written w/ Samba3.0 in mind.  I've tested
2.x and 3.0 (alphas) and 3.0 solved a lot of problems for me.

BTW- Check out this site for more info on using OS-X with Samba and a
special patched version of Netatalk specificly for networks which
include OS-X clients:



On Sat, 28 Jun 2003, Kyle Loree wrote:

> l.m.orchard <deus_x at pobox.com> writes:
> >Hoping someone can give me a pointer on this:
> >
> >I'm trying to connect a Mac OS X 10.2.6 machine to Samba 2.2.8 hosted 
> >on a Linux 2.2.20 machine.  I can authenticate, connect to a share, 
> >navigate through.  I can even delete and move files.  But, whenever I 
> >try to save a file in most programs, or copy a file in the Finder, I'm 
> >told that I don't have the privileges to do it.
> >
> >Strangely enough, I've found that if I copy files in the shell, 
> >straight into the volume mounted under /Volumes/, things work fine.  
> >I've also played with file permissions like crazy, but to no avail.  
> >Windows and Linux machines at my office have no problems.
> >
> >Having been successful in the shell, I wonder if it has something to do 
> >with the "._" files OS X tries creating in order to preserve the 
> >resource fork of files?
> >
> >I'm out of ideas on this one, can anyone help?
> >
> >--
> >l.m.orchard <deus_x at pobox.com> http://www.decafbad.com/
> >...see you space cowboy.
> >
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> I just tested saving from word to the share.
> Version 2.2.3a-12 for Debian
> worked fine for me, running os 10.2.6 with the developers tools loaded,
> and fink installed.
> no rforks were created though.
> What user is the share mounted as?  the program would try to create the
> file with the name of the user that started the app.
> other than that,  what programs?
> best of luck, hope I can be of help.
> Kyle Loree
> Rendek Communications
> Kyle at caisnet.com
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