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

samba1 at thelinuxrevolution.net samba1 at thelinuxrevolution.net
Thu Dec 22 12:55:54 GMT 2005

On Thursday 22 December 2005 06:36 pm, Dennis B. Hopp wrote:
> 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 content.
> >
> >Please, if anyone has any ideas on what to do / try, please reply!
> >
> >Thank you in advance,
> >John
> >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)?
> --Dennis

Thank you for your response.
The directory is created with permissions 755 (with the owner being the user 
that I specified in the smbmnt).  If I execute the command "chmod 777 
foldername" on the server (permissions changed to 777), I still receive the 
same error on the client.

samba1 at TheLinuxRevolution.net

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