Re: Problem with SMB mounts and Kernel 2.6.x
On (24/01/05 20:39), Dave Thayer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 11:08:20AM +0100, Markus Wollny wrote:
> > Can nobody reproduce this (see below) or give any advice? Shall I file a
> > bug?
> > >
> > > fstab:
> > > //WINBOX/d$ /var/www/WINBOX smbfs
> > > password=xxxx,username=Winuser,workgroup=MYWRKGRP,uid=500,gid=
> > > 100,fmask= 666,dmask=777,rw 0 0
> This is just a shot in the dark, but have you tried mounting as fstype=cifs
> instead of smbfs? My understanding is that the cifs driver is more actively
> maintained and the smbfs is kept around mainly for compatability with older
> (win 9x) hosts. Note that the mount syntax is slightly different in that the
> fmask and dmask options are called file_mode and dir_mode instead, so a
> quick man mount.cifs is probably in order.
Thanks for this - I'd been having trouble writing to samba shares and
cifs seems to have sorted it.
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