mounted directory repeating unexpected files and directories

Noah admin2 at
Thu Dec 18 21:50:51 UTC 2008

Rashkae wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> he doesn't have smbfs installed. So you may have found the issue.
> I don't think it's going to be that simple.  The smbfs package should
> provide the mount.cifs and mount.smbfs help applications, which I think
> you need in order to mount shares using NetBios names, but Noah is
> successfully mounting the share by ip address, and at that point, the
> cifs module is all part of the Kernel.
> I can't wait to hear what the is causing this when we eventually find out.
> My next suggestion for Noah, however, is to navigate to the shared
> directory with smbclient
> smbclient //servername/music -Unoah
> then cd Madona/Music  and ls
> See if the correct file listing is returned.
> That way, you will know if there is something strange happening on the
> samba server, or if this is all some strange kernel bug with a
> subdirectory name that's the same as a share name (or the name of the
> directory with is shared,, this is all so confusing)

also here is the kernel version :)

noah at tsunami:~$ uname -a
Linux tsunami 2.6.24-22-generic #1 SMP Mon Nov 24 18:32:42 UTC 2008 i686 



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