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    samba or permissions


    Hi,

    I am running Debian Linux and have been fooling around with samba.

    I currently have two shares----home directory and root directory

    I can go into both of them in my windows box without any problem.

    I can save files in my home directory from either share.

    Now this is where the problems begin. When I go to save files anywhere else in the root directory I get errors stating that I can't save the file.

    These are my two shares:
    [homes]
    comment = Home Directory
    browseable = no
    writeable = yes
    read only = no

    [root]
    comment = Root Directory
    valid users = root oach
    browseable = yes
    writeable = yes
    path = /
    read only = no

    I believe these are correct!????

    So my question. Is this a samba or a user permissions problem? With either one, how do I go about fixing it?

    Thank you,
    oach

    Linux newbie
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    everything looks right above..
    since you are dealing with the root directory here it must likely is a permission problem...
    make sure to read man chmod

    here is a tutorial:
    http://catcode.com/teachmod/
    there are tons out there just do a search on www.google.com

    by the way, why share the root dir?

    ciao
    /r0d

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