I have now for several months mounted my Network share with a line in the fstab . The line used was as follows:

// /home/mr87/readyshare cifs ,guest,uid=0,gid=0,rw,auto,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0

Now, since Saturday, i suddenly had only read permissions on the network share and i had to change it to:

// /home/mr87/readyshare cifs ,guest,uid=1000,gid=1000,rw,auto,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0

Which means that i now mount the share as my standard user and not as root any more. If i understand correctly what is going on, the first line mounted the share as root and should give all other users all rights to do whatever they like with it over file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777. But when I now mount it that way my user mr87 has only read permissions. When I mount it as mr87 (uid=1000, gid=1000) I own the mount, do have rw-Permissions and can change the permissions of all users. The permissions for "others" are on "read only".

Why this has changed? And why do i have only read permissions although I specified file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 when mounting the share as root?

Thanks in foreward


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