[Samba] Can't compiling over CIFS Shares

Jonathon Doran jon at doransw.com
Mon Oct 5 08:56:12 MDT 2009

Quoting Bruno MACADRE <bruno.macadre at univ-rouen.fr>:

> Volker Lendecke a écrit :
>> On Mon, Oct 05, 2009 at 04:30:41PM +0200, Bruno MACADRE wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> 	My problems with Samba continue... I'm very disappointed, i've never
>>> had as problems with Samba before (on my old server with Gentoo/Samba
>>> 3.0.23...).
>>> 	So the new problem is : When a student want to compile a C program into
>>> his home (mounted in CIFS), the produced executable can't be executed
>>> "./tst: cannot execute binary file". Tried on ubuntu-9.04 with
>>> mount.cifs 3.2.3 and mount.cifs 3.4.2.
>> Isn't this more a problem with linux cifs rather than Samba
>> on the server? The mount.cifs version has only minor
>> relevance on the behaviour of the in-kernel module.
>> Volker
> Maybe,
> Actually my kernel is 2.6.28-15-generic (basic ubuntu-desktop kernel).
> I'll try another kernel and tell you what's happened

Another kernel seems overkill, and slow.  This sounds like a problem  
with mounting options to me.  What was the command-line or the fstab  
entry for this filesystem?  Perhaps we can see something wrong there.

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