Having a problem with CIFS on Centos 5

Sorry to ask a question that has nothing to do with Linode, but I can't find any answers by googling.

Samba has been depreciated on Centos 5 in favor of cifs. I mount a windows share drive (read only) and everything works fine except sooner or later, at least one directory becomes blocked, with error message "Permission denied". So far, I see now rhyme or reason… it just seems to be a random windows directory. I look on the windows machine, and there's nothing special about the directory, no hidden or system attributes, although I don't believe cifs should care about this anyway.

All my other googling indicates that others are having the "Permission denied" error with the entire mount, not just one random directory.

Windows Home edition, SP2

Centor 5 OS, everything up to date according to Yum

Kernel version 2.6.18_53.1.6.el5xen (not using Xen)


Latest upon many fstab entries:

// /winc cifs

iocharset=utf8,guest,ro,ued=500,gid=500 0 0

If anyone could shed some light on this, I'd sure appreciate it.

Hal Williams

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