curlftpfs problem

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Mon Aug 18 16:21:06 UTC 2008

Willy K. Hamra wrote:
> hi, i installed curlftpfs, and use it to mount an ftp site on a computer
>  in the local network that is using windows. i use ftp for the password,
> i found it troublesome to have samba shares using passwords.
> i mount it using
> "curlftpfs ftp://username:password@IPaddress /media/pc3"
> i can send and delete files normally, and didn't notice any problem with
> it until i started using big files. every time i try to sennd a large
> file it sends a few hundred MiB and stops with an error
> willy at server1:~$ curlftpfs ftp://administrator:*********@
> /media/pc3
> willy at server1:~$ cp /media/c/KDE4.vdi /media/pc3/vbox/KDE4.vdi
> cp: writing `/media/pc3/vbox/KDE4.vdi': Transport endpoint is not connected
> cp: closing `/media/pc3/vbox/KDE4.vdi': Transport endpoint is not connected
> willy at server1:~$ ls /media/pc3
> ls: cannot access /media/pc3: Transport endpoint is not connected
> i googled a bit for it, most people associated the problem with old
> libcurl library, but these are old forums in the days of feisty and
> gutsy, and i already have the latest libcurl library that they claim
> fixes this problem.
> anyone knows a solution to this?
> or can suggest another program to mount ftp? i'm sure there's tons of
> other programs, maybe better, so any recommendations?
> thanks in advance
no one? at least some suggestion for some other ftp mounting program?

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net
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