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Old 09-22-2005, 03:57 PM   #1
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: Ohio
Distribution: LFS, Ubuntu
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ProFTPD directory link fail

i am running proftpd-1.2.10 and i have it linked to a mysql database for the users. my problem is i have multiple harddrives taht i need linked to users home directories but i get this error when i try to access a symbol link from a ftp client...

"[R] 550 files: Too many levels of symbolic links"

that was from me makeing a link in the home directory by typeing

"ln -s /files files"

but when i type in

"ln -d /files files"

i get this error from the kernel...

"ln: creating hard link `files' to `/files': Invalid cross-device link"

my fstab file looks like..
/dev/hda6               /boot           ext2            noauto,noatime  1 2
/dev/hda8               /               ext3            noatime         0 1
/dev/hda7               none            swap            sw              0 0
/dev/cdroms/cdrom0      /mnt/cdrom      iso9660         noauto,ro       0 0
#/dev/fd0               /mnt/floppy     auto            noauto          0 0
/dev/hdb5               /files      vfat            auto,rw,uid=proftpd,gid=proftpd 0 0
so im just wondering how can i add those extra harddrives to my ftp users home directories. i dont want their home to be in the files folder i want them to have personal space but also have access to the files. could anyone help me get this setup with ProFTPD.



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