xfsamba doesn't like me

Jasper Huijsmans huysmans at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Sep 3 08:20:27 CEST 2002

Joe Klemmer wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-02 at 14:28, edscott wilson garcia wrote:
>>>	It's the stock 2.4.18-10 kernel from the RH updates.  I'll see about
>>>rebuilding it to make sure.
>>Personally I've never gotten the kernels from the RH updates to work
>>properly. I guess that's why I build vanilla kernels.
> 	I've had better luck.  I am just a tad not thrilled with the
> uber-patching they do but they work so I don't muck with it.
>>>I just re-re-rebuilt XFce 3.8.18 from CVS today, if that helps.  Where
>>>else could I look to see what might be causing this?
>>I think this might be a bug:
>>  xfsamba uses /tmp/xfsamba to create temporary directories for smb
>>mounts. On exiting the directory must be deleted. If by any chance you
>>created the directories as user_1, then user_2 would not be able to
>>mount because /tmp/xfsamba belongs to user_1. You might have created the
>>directory as root and it's still there. This would make xfsamba mounts
>>fail (unless you specify an alternate mount point).
> 	I'm afraid that my brain is toast today 'cause I didn't understand what
> you just wrote.  I'm sure it's quite comprehensible for everyone else
> but I have been stuck inside with a 5 year old ("Dad, I'm so bored!")
> for two days due to rain.  I don't think I could compile Hello World.

Short version: remove /tmp/xfsamba, then try again.



gcc -o hello hello.c

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