Ubuntu :: GEdit Won't Save On Mounted Network Drive (cifs)
Jun 28, 2010
I have a line in the fstab file which automatically mounts a network drive every time I start up Ubuntu. I browse to a text file on the network drive and open it using gEdit and make changes to it. Then, when I hit the save button, a bright red warning appears:
Could not save the file [path here] gedit cannot handle file: locations in write mode. check that you typed the location correctly and try again. This also happens if I do save as. Then, after this error appears, the file actually disappears (gets deleted) from the network drive and in order to save it, I have to select save as again and type in the original filename. The line in my fstab file is:
I have mounted a windows network share using the gnome desktop environment, using Places -> Connect To server.The network share is OK, and I have the icon on my desktop and can see all the files.I want to be able to use this network as well in the console, so I need the mount point.What is the location on the filesystem were this networkdrive gets mounted? I find nothing in /mnt and nothing in /media also using mount to look at the registered mounts, there is no entry for the networkdrive.Nevertheless, I have this networkdrive now open in my desktop, and have an option to unmount it.I know that using the mount.cifs command you can specify the mounting point.
So after having spent the past half year preparing to abandon Windows and come over to Debian I finally made the switch last night only to realize I forgot one important thing... I didn't figure out how to map the network drive on my Windows server (currently learning to replace this with Debian as well) to my Debian system.
I have read about 15 links but keep getting the following error: Mount Error (6): No such device or address
Here is what I'm trying to enter into my terminal (with important bits removed for security of course)
mount -t cifs //xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/Network_Storage/ -o username=xxx,password=xxx /mnt/cifs
I'd like to have a CIFS drive mountable for various users. Each user uses different credentials and I want the drives to be automounted without using sudo-rights. I imagine the best thing to do would be to have the fstab entry point to multiple credentials files. Is there a way of doing that?
I would like to be able to test that a network mounted cifs(samba) share is actually mounted in a script file to do backups. I want to do this so that when my automatic backups run they actually go to the remote location or fail. Currently, if there is a network problem that prevents the network share from mounting, the files simply get copied to the folder (e.g. /media/backupmount) and end up filling up my small local hard drive.
I have a Hitachi SimpleNET adapter (entry-level NAS device) on a Seagate FreeAgent 1TB external HDD (formatted ext3). The NAS device is connected over 100MB/s ethernet to a Netgear Wireless G router. All other devices connect using Wireless G. The NAS runs embedded Linux on an ARM processor and it runs vsftpd and Samba for file transfers.
If I transfer a large file using an FTP client the transfer maxes out at around 2.5MB/s. For my purposes that's good enough, especially considering the Wireless G bottleneck. If I transfer a file from a Windows 7 client (using samba) I get around 2.2MB/s. I know the CIFS protocol has more overhead than FTP and the difference in speed isn't that noticeable.Any combination of Ubuntu and Samba results in me getting less than 1MB/s. I've tried mounting it through Nautilus (GVFS) and /etc/fstab. FTP from this same Ubuntu client gets around 2.5MB/s.
I don't have root access on the SimpleNET to change the smb.conf. I've made a few adjustments to the mount options with no success. how to either speed up 10.04 as a Samba client or mount a folder on an FTP server locally? I've tried both curlftpfs and FUSEFTP. With curlftpfs any write operation results in an I/O error and it crashes intermittently. With FUSEFTP I never got that far and couldn't even browse the folder.
When using the following cifs mount command, mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //srv/shr /usr/localfolder/and the cifs share does not exist, localfolder is mounted like d????????? ? ? ? ? ? localfolderafter a number of time , when umounting we get a kern <soft lock>Is there any way to fail the mount if the destination share does not exist, ive had a quick look through man mount but can not see a solution.
We recently had an issue with "cat /proc/mount" telling us that a CIFS file system was mounted, even though the mount was not working correctly. So we're not sure if we can trust linux to report malfunctioning mounts, so we're planning on adding a specific file on the mounted file system, and verify the mount by reading this file from the client side (linux). If linux fails to read it, we know that the mount have failed. But before we go ahead doing this I thought I'd just hear how others are doing this sort of thing - how do you make sure that mount points are up and working?
EDIT: I just saw that I've posted in the security area, not in the server area. How do I move it?
The shares get mounted correctly and you can navigate through the directories and open files.The only problem is that it randomly starts going really slow taking 30 seconds or longer to open a directory that has 2 or 3 files in it.I have tried quite a few things to try and fix this without any luck. Its getting to the point where I am having to consider recommending that we use windows instead, which I would rather not do as I think its good for students to experience different operating systems during school.
I have network drive which connected to my wireless router via usual LAN cable. I mount this network drive using Samba to my Kubuntu laptop filesystem. When I play music (MP3, Flac) from that drive, it sometimes hiccups - music stops for few seconds and then resumes. I usually use VLC, but MPlayer and Audacious have same results. I tried to increase buffer in my VLC -> ALSA settings. I increased it from default 300 to 5000ms, still same result. I have very similar issue on same laptop when booted to WinXP. The only player which does not have hiccups in XP is KMPlayer. But it does not want to work in Kubuntu at all.
I mounted a remote directory using sshfs and I can't save files using gedit, while saving same file using vi works. Changin permission to o-r (640) allows gedit to save files OK. Is there a way to change sshfs connection to make gedit work without chmodding every file? (I use -o uid=`id -u` -o gid=`id -g`, so that remote files seem to be owned by me)
Code: $ touch test.txt [!] test.txt appears $ vi test.txt [!] :wq -> saves just FINE
I have a little problem with my RHEL5.5 IA64. I mounted a Windows directory with 'mount -t cifs'. After a little while someone else mounted the same windows directory in the same mountpoint. The output from 'mount -v' shows me that the same directory is mounted twice in the same mountpoints. I cannot unmount it, not even with the force option. The error is "Device or resource busy". There are no open files in the shared directory and no one using the directory or subdirectories.
I am trying to save a document in a mounted partition but its says I don't have the permissions to save the file. It says this for any partition. I am only able to save it in my home directory. How to I solve this. Basically I am trying to access a file in linux in windows xp. So I need to save the file in fat 32 partition which it is not allowing me to do.
I have just installed Xubuntu and suprisingly it did not ask me to create a partition within its installer like Ubuntu does. So now, I am left with 150mb of free space. I want to expand that amount. The problem is, I do not know where it has been installed on. I have a C and an E drive. Currently, the C drive is mounted and the E drive will not mount even if i press the mount button. Does anyone have a solution?
I have 2 USB drives connected to an XP machine that I rotate twice a month for backups. On my CentOS box, I have that drive mounted at /home/backup using cifs.
Because the drive is mounted on the Linux box, Windows XP complains when I try to "Safely Remove Hardware". As a result, I have to "umount /home/backup", then "Safely Remove Hardware". After connecting the new drive, I then have to "mount /home/backup" in order to use it again on the Linux box.
Now, this question may be a Windows XP question, but I was wondering if there is anything I can do on the Linux box first. Is there anything that can be done on either end, so that I won't have to "umount /home/backup" first?
1. 11.4 x64. 2. Solaris SMB server. 3. Gigabit LAN 4. mounted shares from that server (fstab entries)
write speed: 80-90-100 MB/s read speed extremely slow: 3-4-5 MB/s (really funny - our administrator shoked, but i'm not fun, i need fast lan for work)But when i reboot to windows 7 - i have 60-70-80 MB/s in both directions. Read and Write - nice.What happened? kernel updated and all last updates is applied (exclude kopete-because i use old kopete with animated tray icon).I have to tried many tunes like: "noatime" "directio" and also in /etc/modprobe.d - put conf file with: options cifs CIFSMaxBufSize=130048
I mount the share on my Windows server with following command:
Code: mount -t cifs -o username=Administrator,password='mypassword',rw,dir_mode=0777,file_mode=0777,nobrl,uid=1000,gid=100 //10.8.0.1/users /mnt/
In my 11.3 computer it works well. I opening, copying files like I do in local filesystem. At the same time it's not working well on my 11.4 computer: the share mounts without errors, I see all files, can copy them from server to local computer. But when I'm trying to make copies to server, sometimes I receive messages like "Error writing file ...". Not always, but in the most part of my attempts. find the part of my /var/log/messages file:
I am trying to make wine work for explorer. I followed some instructions on this link [URL] To follow this link, I am supposed to
cd ~/ies4linux/ie6 cp user.reg ~/user.reg.old gedit user.reg
1st and 2nd line went well 3rd line when I try to execute the command gedit user.reg (gedit:2573): Gtk-WARNING ** cannot open display I then /ies4linux/ie6# ls dosdevices(in blue) drive_c(in blue) system.reg(in white) userdef.reg(in green) user.reg
I used command as followings. nothing special. mount -t cifs //192.168.55.53/windows$/Home /mnt/ -o user=username%password It works well after mounted. But mounting itself takes 1-2 minutes terribly. After mounted successfully, file transfer speed looks to be normal.
I am interested in turning my home server into something that I can store backups on. I do photography and therefore have a lot of photos. I use Mac OS X for my photo editing, so it must be accessible from my Macbook. I am new when it comes network storage servers, so what would be the best solution for me to be able to backup my photos seamlessly? I would like it easy enough so others can backup files without any terminal commands and such. What would you suggest? CIFS? RAID? iSCSI?
I use Suse 11.2. I mounted 5 folders from fstab. 2 of them work but 3 do not. The 3 folders that do not work let me enter them, and they let me see everything. I can even create or delete a folder on them, if I am just browsing with konqueror. The problem is that I have a program that will not read them. It's a program made for my company and apparently it will only read folders that have all of their permissions set to read and write. The program will read the first two because their permissions are set to Owner, Group, and Others, can view and modify content. (The network folders are all windows server 2003 computers). The 3 folders the program will not read are set to Owner can view and modify content, but Group and Others are "can view content" If I try to change those permissions even in root, it tells me that access is denied.