[Gllug] FW: Windows share using SMB doesn't write

Simon Morris simon.morris at cmtww.com
Mon Jul 5 11:46:08 UTC 2004

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As it goes, the guide I used said to point to a credentials file, so my
fstab entry looks something like this

//host/documents  /mnt/docs  smbfs  credentials=/etc/samba/crw,uid=toby

and in the crw file;


No password as my windows machine doesn't have one for toby.
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Now that's interesting. I remember smbclient didn't like null passwords a
while back...

If you hadn't successfully connected as root I would've recommended using a

Of course a password would be a good idea in any case ;-)

(Apologies for the retarded quoting style)

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