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Old 04-29-2003, 03:33 PM   #1
ew2003
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Permissions Changing


I'm having a problem with Mandrake 8.1 where the permissions on directories inside /home change automatially. For example:

/home/jobs

jobs is owner=ernie, group=production, owner=rwx, group=rwx, others=r--

If I look again in about 30 min the permissions have changed to:
owner=rwx, group=r-x, other=r--

The directories in question are used as Samba shares. Everything has run okay for about 2 years and this problem cropped up when I upgraded hardware and installed Mandrake 8.1 to replace 8.0. The Samba config file has remained the same.
 
Old 04-29-2003, 05:30 PM   #2
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8.1 had lots of problems, look at 8.2 or even 9. If you don't want to do that, maybe go back to 8.
Is there a user called jobs? if so that could be messing it up. What daemons are running, anything that could mess with permissions? (linuxconf etc)
 
  


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