[Samba] smbfs - Can't create files in subdirectories...

Dennis B. Hopp dhopp at coreps.com
Fri Dec 23 00:36:02 GMT 2005

samba1 @ The Linux Revolution wrote:

>Greetings, I'm hoping someone can help...
>I have a Slackware 10.2 server running Samba 3.0.20b.  When I mount a share with
>"mount -t smbfs -o username=user,pass=pass,fmask=777,dmask=777 //server/share
>/mount/point" (on another 10.2 PC) the mount completes successfully.
>Logged in as a user, I can access the mountpoint and create files and
>directories in the root of the mount point.  I can also cd into the directories
>I've created.
>But, I cannot create additional files or directories within the directories I
>created (in the root of the point).  My problem is that I cannot create
>anything within subdirectories on my Samba smbmount filesystem while running as
>a normal user.  Creating files and directories within the root of the mount
>point (as a normal user) works fine.
>Logged in as root, I can create subdirectories and subfolders to my heart's
>Please, if anyone has any ideas on what to do / try, please reply!
>Thank you in advance,
>samba1 at thelinuxrevolution.net
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When the directory gets created what permissions are actually set on the 
file system (so what does ls -l on the server that is actually hosting 
this share show)?


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