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Old 04-11-2005, 11:01 AM   #1
eonicrush
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can see but cant read files on windows share, help a newb out!


I am using mandrake 10.1 download and samba 3.0 apperently from my packages signature.

I have samba set up pretty nicely. All of my windows machines can read my linux server without a prolem and read from them.

My linux server though, I can all my windows shares and the files, but if I go to move a stream an mp3 to my linux box it always errors out and says it cant read the file. I had it working well my last install but don't know what I did differently. Help me please as I am running low on cdr-s and money!
 
Old 04-11-2005, 11:36 AM   #2
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hello and welcome to LQ!

check two things, that the permissions are set ok, and that the filename is correct. Is it just one type of file or everything?

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Old 04-11-2005, 03:03 PM   #3
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I discovered before I went to work that it was only one folder that would do it. I believe the folder wouldnt share because it was a localized subdirectory that windows usually wont allow sharing under with simple shares in XP home. I moved the directory, programs associated with that directory, and files to a place that can be shared and hopefully it will work. I will findout tommorrow morning when I have time.
 
  


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