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Re: [vox] Mounting a Shared Win2k Drive for Students--no write access?
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Re: [vox] Mounting a Shared Win2k Drive for Students--no write access?

on Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 02:10:33PM -0800, Jonathan Stickel (jjstickel@sbcglobal.net) wrote:
> Steve Hargadon wrote:
> >I've mounted a shared Win2k directory in a K12LTSP 4.2 setup at a
> >school where the students have traditionally all saved their work on
> >their old Windows machines.
> >
> >No matter what I do, I can't seem to get write access for the student
> >group id to be able to save documents.  Root can save, although it is
> >asked for a password confirmation, but nothing I have done has changed
> >the write permissions for the group.
> >
> >Here is the mount command I have used:
> >
> >mount -t smbfs -o username=student,password=abc123 //sharename/Students 
> >/S-Drive
> >
> >I've tried unmask = 000, doesn't seem to make a difference.
> Maybe you want "umask=000"

And you're proposing world *write* access *why*?


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