[Samba] Re: mount.cifs and permissions

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Oct 2 00:14:41 GMT 2004

Paul Gienger wrote:
> There have been lots of people that are having problems doing things 
> like mounting windows exported home dirs as unix home dirs and then unix 
> apps (like kde) have lots of issues with things like symlinks and such.  
> In this case why don't you want nfs aside from the 'one more service' 
> thing?   There are plenty of good reasons, but they may not apply to 
> your situation.

> Assuming you know your way around NFS, which it sounds like you do, you 
> could have that set up in less time than it took you to type this 
> message, but making two linux boxes talk across a method derived to 
> support windows and nothing like unix will cause a few problems that 
> could take you days to fix up, judging by the posts of people who are 
> having issues with it.

Already done, immediately after typing my message.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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