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Old 06-09-2009, 11:14 AM   #1
vegastech
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mounted drive is READ only - how to READ and WRITE?


Hello,

I've been using the following command to manually mount a drive. On another box with Ubuntu 7.04 it works fine but now in 9.04 I only get READ access. Any idea what I'm missing?

sudo mount -t cifs //10.200.50.16/volume_1 /home/user1/core -o username=user1,password=pw1

I tried added the 'nobrl' during troubleshooting since I found a post about OpenOffice possibly needing that.

Another thing I've noticed is that if I try to go through the GUI I cannot open the share. I can see the share and when I double click on it I get a prompt for username/password but then I get an error message about unable to mount Windows share.

I see the that root is the owner of 'core' and I've tried chmod 777 on that folder (while it was not mounted).
 
Old 06-09-2009, 11:21 AM   #2
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Try sudo mount -rw etc etc
also use nano to edit fstab or mtab for read/write
as root "nano /etc/fstab" or "nano /etc/mtab"
 
Old 06-09-2009, 11:40 AM   #3
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If already mounted;
Code:
 mount -t cifs //10.200.50.16/volume_1 /home/user1/core -o username=user1,password=pw1,rw,remount
If not, ignore the obvious 'remount'
 
Old 06-09-2009, 12:19 PM   #4
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Thanks for the rw idea, I just tired that but it made no difference.
 
Old 06-11-2009, 01:55 AM   #5
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Also tried:

sudo mount -t cifs //10.200.50.16/volume_1 /home/user1/core -o username=user1,password=pw1,rw,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0

That generates an error unless I get rid of the '0 0' at the end of line.

The share I am trying to connect to is on a DNS-323 nas box. There is no network issues since I have R/W access using either Win XP or Kubuntu 7.04.

Another posts suggested adding smbfs, did this with no luck. But I think the '-t cifs' just ignores the smbfs and tries to talk via cifs.

One poster address his(her) issue via:
"I've FunPlugged my DLink DNS321 for SSH & NFS. The SSH let me setup a different user account 1000:1000 and set all exported dirs/files to that (instead of the default 502:702). This obviated the whole problem of permissions-management on Ubuntu."
When I check permissions it lists as 502:708 My local Ubuntu account is 1000. I'm wondering if this is the problem but I don't follow what the quote means. It sounds like he changed the owner on his (remote) files to be owned by uid 1000 - is that correct?

Last edited by vegastech; 06-11-2009 at 02:00 AM.
 
  


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