[Samba] [CIFS] mount error(13): Permission denied

Felix Miata mrmazda at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 10 23:55:30 MDT 2013

On 2013-08-09 00:20 (GMT-0400) Felix Miata composed:

> This is from

> 	mount <mountpoint>

> on openSUSE 13.1m3 running 3.10.1 desktop kernel. The mountpoint and fstab
> entries are identical and working in openSUSE 12.3 on same system. I just
> spent several hours on IRC and elsewhere trying to figure this out before
> thinking to try booting something other than 13.1. :-(

> Fstab entry (redacted):
> //HOST/share /mountpoint cifs
> guest,nounix,uid=####,gid=####,dir_mode=0777,file_mode=0664,noauto 0 0

> The host is a Linux satellite receiver, running kernel 3.3.1 and sambaserver
> 3.0.37-r8. It's configuration options are crippled. Security = user seems not
> to be an option, but since the device runs on FOSS and there is no manual,
> whether that is in fact the case is unclear. I simply haven't been able to
> make it work except with security = share.

> A developer on IRC told me how to get extra debug info:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/Tmp/Linux/messages-suse131CIFSfailure7proc-fs-cifs-cifsFYI.txt

> He said it smells like regression/fallout from removal of security = share
> and will look at it more after sleeping. Anyone else want to comment? Is this
> the right place to discuss?

Found a solution in option sec=none.
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