[Samba] Issues with SMBFS

Mitch Crane mcrane1 at alltel.net
Fri Jan 2 21:46:32 GMT 2004

> Hi, I am using samba version 2.2.3 on a Red Hat Linux machine with kernel
> version 2.4.18. When I use smbfs to map a Windows share, I cannot list all
> the files in the directory. ls -l does not return anything and ls returns
> some files not all. Can you please let me know what the issue might be or
> how I should go about troubleshooting this?
> Thanks in Advance.
> Rashmi

Hi Rashmi,

I've been having a similar problem with smbfs mounts (see: "Missing
Directory Entries (SMBFS)"). Are you running antivirus software on the
Windows machine? After running out of ideas, I've been wondering if my
Norton AV's autoprotect feature may be causing problems.

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