[Samba] samba mount setuid problem
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Tue Mar 23 11:24:42 GMT 2004
whenever i try to mount a samba share which is a samba server i get an
error message that says "smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct
mounts(500, 500) smbmnt failed1"
Anybody there who can help please?
i've consulted sambalist and adviced to visit the foolowing site below
and it says;
login as root and change to the directory where this tools resides (/usr/bin
do a 'ls -l smbmnt', you'll see something like -rwxr-xr-x
So when i try to do the ls i get a message that says "COULD NOT FIND THE
What i need is to see the samba shares automatically when i logon as a normal
user. and anothe thing when i see the shares; ie. as root ; the files tha
are op[ened by OpenOffice .org can't be opened, instead i get a message that
says, "AN UNRECOVERABLE ERROR HAS OCCURED. ALL MODIFIED FILES HAVE BEEN
SAVED AND CAN ONLY BE RECOVERED AT PROGRAM RESTART" and when i restart the
program and open the file again the error message is displayed.
Anybody with an idea please.
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