[Samba] Can only see files one level deep

William P.N. Smith w_smith at compusmiths.com
Tue Jun 15 05:26:31 MDT 2010

It's difficult to parse, but it _seems_ like the 10.6.4 update to OSX 
will incorporate some SMB changes (fixes?), so maybe it's an OSX 
problem, and might be Fixed In The Next Release.

I don't really care for beta software, but I kinda wish I could get this 

On 6/15/10 12:18 AM, Dnk wrote:
> That is also essentially what I am experiencing.
> Regards,
> D
> On 2010-06-14, at 6:10 PM, "William P.N. Smith"
> <w_smith at compusmiths.com> wrote:
>> I'm having a problem that I'm not sure is related. OSX 10.6.3, Centos
>> 5.5, Samba Version 3.0.33-3.28.el5
>> Sometimes when I try to browse to a directory it just stalls out with
>> the spinning gear. Not always the top level or a consistent depth, and
>> it doesn't seem to matter if there are a dozen files or thousands in
>> the directory. Sometimes if I walk away for an hour or so it'll still
>> be spinning when I get back, sometimes it'll finally be showing my
>> directory listing.
>> I've just discovered(?) that quitting the Finder and restarting it
>> solved the problem in at least one instance, so try that and report
>> back...
>> [I'm running iptables, and can't disable it, FWIW.]
>> On 6/13/10 3:36 AM, zoolook wrote:
>>> 2010/6/4 DNK<d.k.emaillists at gmail.com>:
>>>> Just bumping this one back onto the radar. I still have not been
>>>> able to fix the issue.
>>> Hello,
>>> I got a Macbook Pro last week so I was able to test your smb.conf in a
>>> VM running centos 5.5.
>>> It turned out that I have to disable iptables and selinux
>>> (system-config-securitylevel-tui) to make samba run on centos. I'm a
>>> debian/ubuntu guy and sure there's a better way; anyway, for testing,
>>> disabling is ok.
>>> After that, your smb.conf run flawless here; except for this line in
>>> [myshare]:
>>> users = @ myshare
>>> I really hope that space between "@" and "myshare" is a typo in your
>>> email and not in your actual smb.conf.
>>> I'll keep the VM for a few days, just in case you want me to run some
>>> more tests.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Norberto
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