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I'm having this annoying issue with a shared folder on a Mac OS X host, and Ubuntu 11.10 guest. I have a shared folder beetween them. Most of the time when creating a folder, copying files, or renaming files on the host folder, I get errors on the Ubuntu guest. For instance, I just renamed the file PurchaseController.php from Purchase.php on Mac OS X NetBeans IDE, and on the ubuntu guest this is the ls -l output:

drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 170 Feb 18 21:42 ./
drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 170 Feb 18 16:32 ../
drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 238 Feb 18 16:43 .svn/
-rwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 125 Feb 18 16:44 IndexController.php*
?????????? ? ?    ?        ?            ? PurchasesController.php

The Zend Framework application running on that guest won't read the file PurchasesController.php.


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This isn't a question for ServerFault - It needs to be moved to SuperUser. Also, Google says you're not alone; – Kyle Smith Feb 19 '12 at 5:08
oops, sorry about that, ... yeah I lookd that forum entry today ,... there's a workaround ... – Daniel Feb 19 '12 at 14:24

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