[Samba] What in samba 4.1 prevents a '/' share?

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Dec 6 01:40:14 MST 2013

can you try it like this.  ( watch the end of the line ) 

sudo mount.cifs //phoinix/config /mnt/phix-cfg -o username=david,uid=1000,credentials=/home/david/.dcr/mountcfile,noperm,sec=ntlmv2 

>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com 
>[mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens David C. Rankin
>Verzonden: donderdag 5 december 2013 23:53
>Aan: samba
>Onderwerp: [Samba] What in samba 4.1 prevents a '/' share?
>  If the post "Samba 3.6 -> 4.1 change that prevent sharing / 
>- mount error(13)"
>makes it to the list, I apologize, but it has been over a day 
>and I have no
>indication that the post ever made it to the list.
>  The issue is that in versions prior to 4.x, I was able to 
>create a root share
>in samba, but now, something prevents it from being mounted. 
>The relevant
>smb.conf is:
>   security = user
>   admin users = david
>   comment = Phoinix Config (Archlinux)
>   path = /
>   valid users = david
>   force user = root
>   force group = root
>   browseable = no
>   writeable = Yes
>  With 3.6.6-1 all works as expected. However in 4.1.2-1 a 
>mount error(13) is
>received when attempting to mount the share on a remote linux host:
>16:07 alchemy:~> sudo mount.cifs //phoinix/config /mnt/phix-cfg -o
>mount error(13): Permission denied
>(yes-credentials are correct, all other shares mount fine)
>  Was there a change in 4.x that prevents doing this? If so, what?
>David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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