Hello list, On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Odhiambo Washington <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> 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. Unfortunately i didn't configured the OpenSUSE server so i don't have access to the box. AFAIK the configuration is the same. Standard samba config file just changing the netbios name and adding the shares. In the next few weeks i will be able to access the box and i will come back with the both setups. I forgot to mention that i used FBSD 6.2. all the best, v > > > -- > 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]"