Crazy permissions on mounted Samba Shares

Andrew Otte otte at
Thu Nov 6 10:30:43 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 15:54 +1000, Andrew Otte wrote:
> Have 64bit intrepid running and am having crazy permission problems on
> mounted Samba shares from a network hard drive.
> Here is an example fstab line
> //mybookworld/dad /media/mybook/dad cifs
> user=reg,password=xxxx,iocharset=utf8,noperm,rw,gid=1000,uid=reg,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0
> I have tried everything and yet I can only open documents as read only
> in openoffice - I have read man pages and have tried all sorts of
> variations and still no joy.  Have missed something or is there a bug?
> Thanks
OK - once you make it to page 73 at the ubuntuforums on mounting samba
shares you discover that you need to add nounix and nobrl to the list of
options then voila.


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