Bug 800621 - mount.cifs uid,gid parameters no longer recognize username, only numeric id
mount.cifs uid,gid parameters no longer recognize username, only numeric id
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cifs-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Layton
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Reported: 2012-03-06 14:46 EST by Chad Feller
Modified: 2014-06-18 03:42 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: cifs-utils-5.3-2.fc16
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Last Closed: 2012-03-30 23:01:47 EDT
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Description Chad Feller 2012-03-06 14:46:57 EST
Description of problem:
Upon calling mount.cifs, uid=<username>,gid=<username> no longer works, and filesystem is mounted as owned by root.

Unmounting and remounting with mount.cifs uid=<user_numeric_id>, gid=<user_numeric_id> works, however

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt to mount a filesystem with username as parameters to uid and gid
Actual results:
filesystem is mounted as owned by root

Expected results:
filesystem is mounted with username as owner

Additional info:
uid=username,gid=username has worked for some time (in previous fedora releases for quite some time), so something seems to broken here in the current version.
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2012-03-19 13:33:59 EDT
cifs-utils-5.3-2.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-03-20 22:40:47 EDT
Package cifs-utils-5.3-2.fc16:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing cifs-utils-5.3-2.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 3 Chad Feller 2012-03-21 13:23:13 EDT
update seems to fix it.  thanks!

left feedback at admin.fedoraproject.org/updates
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-03-30 23:01:47 EDT
cifs-utils-5.3-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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