[Samba] smbmount Permission Denied

Chris Smith smb23 at realcomputerguy.com
Wed Jul 18 17:52:53 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 18 July 2007, Server Gremlin wrote:
> What....?  I'm running the latest version of Ubuntu (Feisty Fawn, 7.04
> Desktop Version) and nothing of the sort appears anywhere in the man page.

Nothing I can do about that.

Although it hasn't been a secret that smbfs has been, at best, "out of 
fashion" for a long time.

> I tried mount -t cifs, and that mounted the filesystem with the server's
> uid and gid numbers.  Anything owned by root on the server shows up as
> root when I mount it on the client, though I can't change anything.  
> Everything owned by something other than root on the server shows up as
> random numbers.  The uid= and gid= parameters are being ignored, so I
> can't change the ownership to anything that my local workstation user
> can work with.  Any suggestions?

Does the server support the  CIFS  Unix Extensions?

man mount.cifs

maybe peek at "noperm"

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