[Samba] Problems connecting to a NAS via Samba/Cifs Protokol

devel at thom.fr.eu.org devel at thom.fr.eu.org
Thu Jul 17 09:39:30 GMT 2008


not sure if this is related to samba.
Have you tried (as root) to mount (using mount.cifs) your shared nas
folder in any other place than /media.
You may have an automounter managing this directory and that could be wy
you can't access it.


> Hello!
> I am very new to this list and don't have much time to first watch the
> list for the next two weeks (or so), because my problem is urgent. So
> please don't flame me if i am acting unusual ;-)
> I come from Germany, so my english maybe wired sometimes, please be gentle
> ;-)
> Ok, now to my problem:
> I have a ubuntu linux hary heron with kde, so it'S actually an kubuntu. I
> can recover and work with the network attached storage without problems if
> i use konqueror with "smb:/". Also smb4k recovers my NAS and everything.
> My problem ist now, that i want to integrate the samba resource into my
> root tree.
> It works using the ftp protokoll, but not very well (timeouts and multiple
> transfers are too much for my nas). What i want ist that i can attach the
> nas dynamical via batch script. In this script i want to mount the samba
> ressources into "/media/nasbox". I tried to do this, but received the
> message, that the folder nasbox did not exist, so i opened /media/ as root
> and created the folder. Now i can see this folder only as normal user, but
> not as root, which first of all is really wired, as the folder belongs to
> root and so i can't acces it. But i need to be root to change this, and
> root can't discouver this folder...
> How would be the correct way to attach this storage the right way. I think
> i need a fstab entry, and a few other things. cifs sambafs and so on are
> installed. Of course i need access to the files and folders as "normal"
> user. To make things easier, i have now a complete fresh installation, so
> there is no need to put up with missconfigured conf's, fstab entries and
> so on.
> Thanks for your help
> Thomas
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