Win95 directory listing

William Brioschi pez0331 at
Mon Apr 27 10:27:42 GMT 1998

>    I have a slow (386DX40/16RAM) computer running win95. I have selected
> the C and D drive to be shareable.
>    When I smbmount the drive, I can cd into it and access it, all is fine.
> But most of the time, doing ``ls'' in a directory with large number of
> entries it only shows (out of 100 entries) only about 25. I can cd into a
> subdir even though it is not listed, but e.g. ``find .'' doesn't detect
> it. Sparsely ``ls'' shows all entries.
>    Linux 2.0.30, redhat 5.0, smbfs-2.0.1 .

You will probably have to compile a kernel with turned on the option to
bypass the bug in Windows 95 about SMB directory listings.

Ciao, William

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