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Old 12-15-2008, 05:51 PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff
Default Bug#439435: Bug#439435: /usr/share/man/man8/mount.cifs.8.gz: include in man mount.cifs: "echo 0 > /proc/fs/cifs/LinuxExtensionsEnabled" to enable uid to work

On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 10:21:38PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> reasign 439435 linux-2.6
> tags 439435 upstream
> thanks
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 11:03:26PM -0400, Greg Reagle wrote:
> > mount.cifs ignores the uid and gid options "when the target server
> > supports the CIFS Unix extensions". This causes a serious problem when
> > the target server doesn't do the uid and gid properly. I know because I
> > just experienced this problem tonight. See
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/232430/ as a reference.
> No, the problem is that the kernel ignores the uid and gid that mount.cifs
> passes it when using CIFS Unix extensions. Reassigning to the kernel, this
> can't be fixed in the userspace tools.
> > Another good thing to do would be to put the workaround solution in the
> > man page. I know it works because I tried it tonight. The workaround
> > is "echo 0 > /proc/fs/cifs/LinuxExtensionsEnabled" before mounting.
> I'm much more interested in having the issue in the kernel addressed so that
> this isn't necessary.

Is this fixed in the Lenny kernel?


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