On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Valentin Bud <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > hello list, > a little story about samba and FreeBSD. > I had to make a file server for a company that uses a program for > accounting. that software works with lots of files to do the job. > > the software admin told me that the permissions should be very open on the > directories and files > so i made them 0777. the software worked like a charm for about 2 months but > after that > at some point the client couldn't access the files on the samba server. > The files were there with the correct permissions but the software refused > to access them with > an error that they don't exist. I've tried to debug samba but couldn't find > a clue, i have updated > FreeBSD because i thought that the problem is with seekdir because the > software was usign lot of files > and directories. That didn't solve the problem either. > I have searched the web for a guidance but couldn't find any. The > interesting part comes when > the company decided to change the OS to openSUSE. That did the trick. So > first > thing that comes in mind is that FreeBSD + samba + that accounting software > just don't work together. > I didn't had the chance to debug it as i should because they needed a fix > ASAP. > > I have always used FreeBSD for web/file/VoIP server and never had a problem. > I even have a FBSD > box that server as a file server and there are lots of files and 10 depth > directories and it works like a charm. > > I have no conclusions, is just a story of my own to help you make an > opinion. >
Are you using the same samba config file from FreeBSD on OpenSUSE? Do you mind showing us that smb.conf -- Best regards, Odhiambo WASHINGTON, Nairobi,KE +254733744121/+254722743223 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ "Oh My God! They killed init! You Bastards!" --from a /. post _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"