problems with smbfs on 2.4.18 kernel (ppc)

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Fri May 3 12:06:25 EST 2002


I feel stupid now. The SAMBA version I grabbed off some MacOS X site
came with a borked smb.conf. There was a rule to veto some files only
used by MacOS X (resource forks). Here was the rule:

veto files = .*/Temporary Items/Desktop
*/TheFindByContentFolder/TheVolumeSettingsFolder/Network */

And the last bit actually vetoed all the directories, beginning with the
one at the bottom of the share. I still don't understand why smbclient
and the smb gnome-vfs method actually worked just fine with this share.

Urban, is this actually a bug ? I'll take this off linuxppc-dev now.


On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 16:49, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> I'm seeing this in ethereal:
> from laptop to SMB server: Transaction2 Request QUERY_PATH_INFORMATION,
> Path: \
> from SMB server back to laptop: Transaction2 Response
> QUERY_PATH_INFORMATION, Error: Directory not found
> However, smbclient seems to find it:
> smbclient //kara/backup1 -U hadess
> added interface ip= bcast= nmask=
> Password:
> Domain=[IDORU] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 2.2.2]
> smb: \> ls
>   mp3s                                D        0  Wed Apr  3 06:38:08
> 2002

/Bastien Nocera

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