SOLUTION: (that worked perfectly)
>Change permissions for everything in ~ftp/dev to 666.
Although the man page for ftpd says to use mknod to get the files in
/ftp/dev, it omits to point out that the mknod does not set the right
permissions. The corresponding system files in /dev are 666.
I am having trouble connecting to our anonymous ftp server with a
ftp:// URL in netscape 2.02 on our powermac's. I get
"Current directory is /" and then it locks up with the Netscape logo
continously shooting its stars until I have to kill the connection.
It works fine using nescape on PCs and SUN workstations. Using fetch on
the same mac also works with no problem as does connection to other
anonymous ftp servers. Just not ours. (well the couple i tried)
I have tried wu-ftpd 2.4 and the in.ftpd that comes with solaris 2.4
with multiple different setups. I have tried having connect messaged
and turning them off. I have tried different ftp password setups, but
have had no luck.
I realize this is possibly a mac question, but think it's on the server
side. any suggestions/comments... solutions?
Everyone who replied and especially:
Glenn Carver <firstname.lastname@example.org> who gave me the answered and
Tom Mornini <email@example.com> who gave him the answer.
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