xfsamba deadlock

edscott wilson garcia edscott at imp.mx
Wed Mar 19 17:37:10 CET 2003

 El mar, 18-03-2003 a las 14:17, Joe Klemmer escribió:
> 	I just ran into a strange problem with xfsamba.  Yes, I know that
> there's no more work being done on it but I thought I'd post this
> anyway.
> 	I have been having trouble getting xfsamba to mount shares for a while
> now.  Just today I noticed that there was the ability to view a
> diagnostic panel (yes, I can be quite slow sometimes).  I enabled it and
> now I know what's going on.  First off, it seems that there is a
> difference between "/" and "\" when logging on.  Now that I'm using the
> correct one I find myself in an infinite loop (logically speaking, not
> programmatically).
> 	When I try and mount a share I get this error:
> 3620: Connection to CTOFS01 failed
> smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct user mounts (500,500)
> smbmnt failed: 1
> 	When I suid smbmnt to root I get this:
> libsmb based programs must *NOT* be setuid root.
> SMB connection failed
> 	This means that I can't mount unless smbmnt is suid root which isn't
> allowed to run suid root.

So something in your configuration makes libsmb programs not able to be
suid root. I guess you can either change that configuration, or do the
mounts as root (which is what that configuration seems to ensure).


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