[Samba] Problem with Samba cutting dir listings short

B. Boom bobo at intronet.nl
Fri Nov 30 08:32:40 GMT 2007

John Drescher wrote:

> On Nov 29, 2007 12:06 PM, B. Boom <bobo at intronet.nl> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a peculiar problem with my Samba installation. I have a directory with
>> lots of files that I want to make available via Samba. I can connect just fine,
>> but I quickly noticed a lot of files seemed to be missing.
>> After some testing I found out that the directory listing was simple cut off,
>> right in the middle of a filename even. I created a test-directory with 1000
>> random files in another directory, and the same happens.
>> I can access all files without trouble, if I enter them via the command line,
>> they just don't appear in any directory listings in windows.
> What version of samba are you using? I believe I have seen this
> recently on the list and it was a bug that was fixed in samba-3.0.27a

I was using 3.0.24-6etch7, which came with the Debian net install.

I've upgraded to 3.0.24-6etch8 via apt-get upgrade, which was enough to solve 
the problem.

Thanks for the tip!


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