[Bug 286828] Re: Access to samba 3.0.24-3.0.25 shares using CIFS is broken on 8.10
evanscliff at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 14:10:00 GMT 2008
Thanks for the clarification, Thierry. I am, alas, in the last position, so
am very interested in knowing when the new kernel will be published. I
can't find any target dates on this bug report and it's the lack of any
visibility on when the fix might be released that's so frustrating. How
does one find out when the release will be.
2008/12/1 Thierry Carrez <thierry.carrez at ubuntu.com>
> This is a bug about servers claiming they support something that they
> don't. If client stuff makes use of that "something" and trust servers to
> properly implement what they claim they do, it doesn't work. It happens that
> the client stuff in Intrepid takes advantage of those advanced features,
> while the client stuff in hardy didn't.
> The fix:
> Fix your server by upgrading to a non-affected version.
> However, we understand that the server might not be easily upgradable.
> For example it might be a closed NAS box with a sucky warranty. For
> those few stuck with buggy servers, we provide the following
> - If you have access to the samba configuration on the server, you can add
> "msdfs root = no" in smb.conf
> - If you have no access whatsoever to the server, a new kernel providing a
> "nodfs" client-side mount option is being published. You will be able to use
> that option to turn off the advanced features in the client stuff for
> Access to samba 3.0.24-3.0.25 shares using CIFS is broken on 8.10
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