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Date:      Sat, 21 Dec 2002 10:29:45 +0100
From:      dick hoogendijk <>
To:        freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: adduser ownership of mounted home directory
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> I am trying to put user's home directories onto a mounted windows
> share (mounting via smbfs).  When I run the adduser script (and
> specify /mountedshare/username as the home directory) it doesn't set
> the ownership of the home directory to the user.  Root still owns the
> folder.  If I add a user to the usual /home directory it works fine.

Do you expect windows to honour the *NIX permisssion flags?
Only ntfs comes close but differs too. So, what you want is not
possible afaik.

dick -- -- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE
++ Running FreeBSD 4.7 ++ Debian GNU/Linux (Woody)

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