[Samba] Shared dirs are empty. Help needed please!

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Fri Jun 15 17:05:57 GMT 2007

On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, User Forums wrote:

> Hey fellas.  I just installed samba and am having a problem.  What I'm
> trying to achieve is hosting a file server for my lan.  I don't want any
> login/password's to be used or any of that.  The server box is running
> Debian linux and the clients are a mix of debian and winxp.
> On the server box I'm mounting the harddrives I want to share like this in
> /etc/fstab:
> /dev/sda1       /storage/sata0  xfs     defaults        0       2
> /dev/sdb1       /storage/sata1  xfs     defaults        0       2
> /dev/sdc1       /storage/sata2  xfs     defaults        0       2
> /dev/sdd1       /storage/sata3  xfs     defaults        0       2
> /storage and all subdirs are owned by my file server user login name and are
> chmod'ed with 744.

Shouldn't that be 755 instead of 744?  Without execute permission on the 
directory, a user cannot chdir into it.


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