Dir with 900+ files look Empty - 2nd post

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Fri Feb 7 01:10:09 GMT 2003

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Greg Norris wrote:

WARNING: I had to reformat the mail message to make it reasonable. Each 
para was one long line.

> I am running Samba on Linux RedHat 7.3. 
> It is OK most of the time.
> We use it for our ViewCvs viewer. Problem is when there are files called 
> cmd (god knows who created that one) and others with dot prefix the 
> directory does silly things. With the cmd file it displayed duplicate 
> versions. First I though it was ViewCvs but then when I checked the 
> directory in the samba link there they were..
> Wella fter removing the cmd file all was well - until lately when now we 
> get an empty directory - only trouble is that I know I have 922 files in 
> it. is there a magic number that stops samba from displaying files? 

Well, on a 2.2.3-based appliance, I just created 10,000 files and they all 
showed up in Win2K.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org, 
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com

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