unknown %a [was Re: Shares disappear in Windows 2000 (Samba 2.2.1a)]

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Oct 11 06:19:15 GMT 2001

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Joel Hammer wrote:

> Testparm reports the UNKNOWN file name.
> However, the smb.conf was changed on the hard drive!
> Right now, due to the worm fears, I don't let either of my windows clients save
> things to my samba server. So, there is only a smb.conf.public.Samba file
> which allows writing to this share.
> I found out about this UNKNOWN problem when I couldn't save
> anything to the share from my linux clients, either. I had to
> reconfigure smb.conf and kill -1 my smbd before I could save things.
> Honest.
> And, I still don't know how that got changed in smb.conf.

I don't either.  Never seen this.  Hmmmm....I'll poke around in swat when
I get a chance.  Thanks.

Cheers, jerry
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