smbmount

Paul Lemmons paul at lemmons.name
Wed Jun 20 19:14:34 BST 2007


-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: smbmount
From: "D. R. Evans" <doc.evans at gmail.com>
To: "Kubuntu Help and User Discussions" <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: 06/20/2007 08:44 AM

> This looks like one of those odd differences between *ubuntu and
> Mandriva, and I'm not sure how to fix it.
> 
> When I try to perform an SMB mount, I receive the following message:
> 
> -----
> 
> [H:arris] mount n
> smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct user mounts (1000,1000)
> smbmnt failed: 1
> 
> -----
> 
> How do I fix this? I thought (wrongly) that performing a "chmod +x
> /usr/bin/smbmount" was called for, but if I do that, I get this
> message (which would be funny in other circumstances):
> 
> -----
> 
> [H:arris] mount n
> libsmb based programs must *NOT* be setuid root.
> 16617: Connection to skinner failed
> SMB connection failed
> 
> -----
> 
> So what do I need to do in order to be able to mount SMB shares as a
> normal user?
> 

try : sudo smbmount ....


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