[Samba] mv errors.

Athunye Athunye at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 02:06:00 GMT 2009

Günter Kukkukk-2 wrote:
> that's what i've expected.
> These cifs vfs bugs have been fixed in a later kernel release.
> I was able to test that on a (somewhat more recent kernel than
> yours), which was shipped with cifs vfs version 1.49.
> The 'mv' and 'cp -p' problems are fixed in there.
> Btw - you can also expect cp -p errors, when ACLs are used and
> the remote samba server is exporting a share on a *file system*
> which does not support ACLs - or is not configured to do so.
>  (e.g. ext3 can be mounted with the "acl,user_xattr" option).
> On the cifs client side one can use the cifs mount option "noacl"
> to disable acls.
> So i can only recommend to update the kernels on your linux clients.
> Good luck!  :-)

We use Fluxbox with Rox-filer in the machines. I tried to install Gnome and
with Nautilus it seems that the cp/mv warnings won't show up. 

I'll follow your tips about ACLs and mount options.
I'm not sure whether I'm going to upgrade the kernel or not. (I'd have to
upgrade Etch to Lenny.)

Thanks a lot for your help, time and patience. (everyone)

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