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Old 05-03-2006, 06:35 PM   #1
swiftpaw
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File sharing in Mandriva 10.2 (2006) doesn't work


I'm running the "free" version of Mandriva 10.2 that I downloaded yesterday from their site.

After installation, right-clicking on a folder in your home dir will not show a "Share" option like it did in 10.1. Instead, you must go to properties, and then to the sharing tab. It will say "sharing disabled" or something, then you click on configure file sharing and check the box to enable it. OK, so now "Share" shows up in the menu for a directory, but now it says that your user account doesn't have permission to share. So, you go back into "Configure File Sharing" and click on "Allowed Users" and set it to "Allow all users to share folders". OK, great, but does it work? Nope. If you click on Share and go back to the Share tab in the directory properties it will now have the option to not share, or share, and if you try to share it says that sharing failed, and to "Make sure that the Perl script 'fileshareset' is set suid root."

The only fix for this issue that I've found was posted by tamex:

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I made it work, not easy but...

you need to install perl-suid : urpmi perl-suid as root
then still as root do a chmod a+s /usr/bin/sperl*

then it worked, at least for me on mandriva 2006.0

HTH
I've gotten this problem every time, even on a fresh install, it seems to be widespread. You'd think they would have a fix for it out but they don't seem to mention it. If perl-suid : urpmi or whatnot needs to be installed for file sharing to work, it apparently should have been added to their dependency list and needs to be installed by default.

Last edited by swiftpaw; 05-03-2006 at 06:52 PM.
 
  


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