[TriLUG] smbfs/cifs group-write problems in KDE apps
jason at monsterjam.org
Thu May 4 10:07:45 EDT 2006
we need to see the smb.conf on the server side..
On Thu, May 04, 2006 at
10:02:35AM -0400, Brian Henning wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> I'm having a heck of a time overwriting mode-664 files across a SMB
> or CIFS connection. Here's the scoop:
> Host: FC3, running SMB/NMB (among other things)
> Client: Debian Sarge with both smbfs and cifs kernel modules
> The file on the server is something like this:
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 notme slingers 5928 May 4 8:44 afile.html
> It's owned by a user that isn't me, but its group ownership (slingers)
> is a group of which I'm a member. From a shell on the server, I have no
> problems modifying the file as myself. However.. From my SMB client,
> if I try to save a modification, or overwrite it in any way, first the
> server truncates the file to 0, then responds with "Permission Denied."
> I've tried remounting with both smbfs and cifs, I've tried rebooting
> my client, I've tried restarting the SMB service on the server, all to
> no avail.
> And here's another little tidbit I just discovered: It only seems to be
> a problem with GUI apps. I can vi the files across smb till my heart's
> content.. It's just when using Konqueror to copy files around, or using
> Kate to edit, that I encounter these truncate-then-deny problems.
> Anyone else seen this? Any suggestions?
> Brian A. Henning
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