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Old 05-27-2004, 02:46 AM   #1
paidhitman
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Samba + hdd permissions


Hey,

I've just installed samba, setup users/groups

and have made a share to my 80gb fat hard disk (/dev/hdd1) ,
which is mounted at mnt/fat-d

it is automatticaly mounted with fstab

with the line:
/dev/hdd1 /mnt/fat-d vfat gid=100,umask=0007 0 0

and this is shared by samba...

now with my windows xp computer logged in as "adam", is able to view the files on this disk, however cannot add new directories or add/edit files... so it cant write...

however when you ssh into the linux box you are able to mkdir, cp or whatever... why cant i do this with SMB?


I hope i was able to describe the problem well enough..

Thanks

Adam
 
Old 05-27-2004, 03:13 AM   #2
rylan76
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Hi.

So your problem is that your Windows XP machine can't write to the Samba share on the linux machine? I had the same problem, and here is my smb.conf that fixed it for me:

[global]

netbios name = stefan
workgroup = GOEDEHOOP10
security = share
log file = /var/log/samba.log
log level = 1
socket options = TCP_NODELAY IPTOS_LOWDELAY SO_RCVBUF=16384 SO_SNDBUF=16384
wins support = yes
domain logons = no
logon drive = f:
logon home = \\stefan\%U
os level = 99
preferred master = yes
local master = yes
hosts allow = 169.254.255.10 169.254.255.11 169.254.255.20 169.254.255.30 127.0.0.1
encrypt passwords = yes
browseable = yes
lanman auth = yes
lm announce = yes

[stefanhd]
path = /mnt/win/
guest ok = yes
writeable = yes
create mode = 0666
directory mode = 0777
browseable = yes
public = yes

Hope this helps!
 
Old 05-27-2004, 03:53 AM   #3
paidhitman
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So i am guessing that these are the important paramaters?

writeable = yes
create mode = 0666
directory mode = 0777


or is there something else i missed in the global section?


I'm out at the moment, so cannot test...

Thanks for the response :-)

Adam

Last edited by paidhitman; 05-27-2004 at 03:54 AM.
 
  


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