[Samba] Can't see all of the directories in a share with 2.2.7a-1 &RH8...but older version/kernel can

Kurt Weiss input.maillists at kwnet.at
Fri Jan 31 06:38:36 GMT 2003

may be, thats a problem of the x-flag in the linux filesystem.
in older versions u could set e.g. 0640 for a directory.
in newer samba versions u need e.g. 0750 instead...

i hope it helped...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Gerkman [mailto:joe.gerkman at gartner.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 1:38 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Can't see all of the directories in a share with
> 2.2.7a-1 &RH8...but older version/kernel can
> Hi all,
> Hoping someone might be able to steer me in the right direction and/or
> help me solve my problem.
> We have a number of Linux servers (RH6.2 -> RH8) which connect to the
> same share on a Win2000 Server.  We've been working kinda hard to get
> everything upgraded to either RH7.3 or RH8.0 since we rarely get the
> opportunity.  2 similar servers (one dev, one prod) access this same
> window share, which has a large number of directories (about 620-650),
> and the share itself is for a 180GB volume.
> Just recently we discovered that our dev server (RH6.2/2.2.14-5.0 with
> samba 2.0.6-9) can see all of the directories/files at the root of this
> share, but the prod server (RH8.0/2.4.18-19.8.0 with samba 2.2.x ->
> 2.2.7a-1) can not, it can however see a good portion of them (about
> 554). 
> There doesn't seem to be anything in common about these "missing"
> directories...have checked time, size, etc...nada in common that we can
> determine.  We did try quite a few crazy things, like deleting a few
> directories to see if we saw more, but nope.  And I should note that the
> directories are there, you just can't see them...I can 'cd' into them
> with no problem.
> Oh, and I've tried going back to the earlier version of samba (same as
> on the dev machine - 2.0.6-9), but no luck.
> Any ideas?  Anyone?  Please...
> -J

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