[Samba] doc & examples bug regarding 'xattr' special switch need

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Sep 15 12:44:58 MDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 09:57 -0700, Mark Nienberg wrote:
> I think the best advice may be to do a simple test on your filesystem
> to see if you 
> can set and read extended attributes.  If you can, you are good to go.
> If not, add 
> the switch in fstab.

Rather then adding the switch in fstab use tune2fs and turn them on by
default for that file system. (-o +user_xattrs)


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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