Creating a share

Pat pat.mysterywriter at
Wed Nov 5 01:42:18 UTC 2008

Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 07:29:09AM -0500, Pat wrote:
>> I'm trying to create a share on a second computer I have so I can access 
>> it remotely, but I get a 255 error. I don't have 'permission' to do 
>> this. Since I can't log in as root on an Ubuntu machine to do this, how 
>> do I set up this share?
> I'd use nfs myself. Make sure the filesystem in question is exported
> on the host system, then mount like a local filesystem (see man mount
> and man nsfd). You've got to overcome the permission thing too, of
> course. And make sure there aren't firewall or NAT issues in the way.
Actually it turned out all I needed to do after I installed Samba was to 
log out and log back in. It's a known bug, #219892.

Pat Brown

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