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    trouble mounting a Windows drive

    OK here is the problem.

    As root I mount the shared windows drive;

    mount -t smbfs //[IP]/f /mnt/nas -o username=[?],workgroup=[?]

    This mounts the drive fine. As root I'm able to browse and edit files on this drive. great.

    However, I don't want to access this drive as root. I want to access the drive as a normal user. I can navigate to /mnt/nas and view the directories and files. However, I cannot create or delete any of the files or directories!

    I log back in as root and try a chmod 777 /mnt/nas -v

    This tells me it has worked.

    a ls -l on the other hand tells me it hasn't worked.

    How can I allow normal users to edit files on this share?

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    Please dont double post. See answer on other post: here
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