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Old 06-09-2005, 10:11 AM   #1
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writing windows share folder

This question must have been answered by someone at somewhere. But I could not find what i want to know, so let me ask here again.
I am running vmware with host windows xp and guest fedora. i am able to mount windows folder, which i share in windows as root or sudoers. but when i write , i dont have permission. i have mounted
sudo mount -t smbfs -o admin,rw,exec,umask=000 // /mnt/myfiles/
here admin is user, who is not really administrator, just a username.
and i also have given to /mnt/myfiles a=rwx as root, but still doesnt give me permission to write to it,
What i would like to know is,
how can i mount that windows share folder at boot time with given permission to given user with rwx permission.
also how can i give mount permission to individual user?
with many thanks
Old 06-09-2005, 10:16 AM   #2
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Are the proper permissions set on the Windows end, such as Allow others to modify its contents?
To mount a share at boot you would neet to edit the /etc/fstab file to do so.

Last edited by lord-fu; 06-09-2005 at 10:18 AM.
Old 06-09-2005, 10:30 AM   #3
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yep, in windows, permission is set for everybody to rwx,


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