[Samba] Samba wants "chdir"

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 01:12:53 MDT 2009

2009/8/31 Helmut Hullen <Hullen at t-online.de>:
> Aug 31 10:09:28 Server smbd[20793]:   chdir (/home/adm) failed
> b) which machine or program asks "chdir /home/adm"? That's a DOS
> command, no Linux command.

There is a Unix system call called chdir().  I suspect that this is
what smbd is referring to.

> "/home/adm" exists, it's a Samba share.

What user is smbd running as?  (ps aux | grep smbd)

Who owns /home/adm and what are the permissions?

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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