Re: ANN: NTFS 2.0.1 for kernel 2.5.7 released

Mike Fedyk (
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 10:49:06 -0800

On Fri, Mar 29, 2002 at 09:13:38AM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> If the files are NOT set to 'executable' as read by Linux, then samba
> will not work. For the files to be visible to WIN/Clients, they
> must have all bits set. This 'feature' can be used to make DOS/Win
> files temporarily off-limits to WIN/Clients (like during a backup).

Since when?

None of the of the data files on my samba server are marked executable, and
all are readable.

You probably have "map archive = yes" in mind, but that will *not* deny access if
the executable bit is set or not...

This is looking at the manual for smb.conf in 2.2.3a.

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