Hello everyone,
i am running a web server with DirectAdmin control panel
it seems none of my users can CHMOD on the ftp, only the root user can..
i am running red hat enterprize 3.0

this is a part of the log file, that i think is related:

[Thu Mar 9 05:56:01 2006] [notice] Accept mutex: sysvsem (Default: sysvsem)
[Thu Mar 9 10:16:38 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/aa0154/public_html/install/install.php
[Thu Mar 9 10:36:56 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] Directory index forbidden by rule: /home/online69/public_html/
[Thu Mar 9 10:36:56 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /var/www/html/403.shtml
[Thu Mar 9 10:37:22 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/admin/index.php
[Thu Mar 9 10:37:23 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/admin/index.php
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:01 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/top_bg.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:01 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/top_l.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:01 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/top_m.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:02 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/toplogo.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:02 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/top_bg2.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:02 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m1.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:02 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m2.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:03 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m5.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:03 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m3.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:03 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m4.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:03 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/m6.jpg
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/menu_l.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/top_r.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/menu_bg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/r_bg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/menu_r.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:04 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/box_l.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:27 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/l_bg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:40:28 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/wind/box_r.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:41:39 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:41:52 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:41:55 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:41:57 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:42:09 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:42:15 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:42:18 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:42:21 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:50:03 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 10:50:25 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/main.html
[Thu Mar 9 10:50:30 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 12:22:25 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 12:22:36 2006] [error] [client 61.155.85.82] File does not exist: /home/online69/public_html/bbs/image/vzcard1/abg.gif
[Thu Mar 9 13:21:55 2006] [error] [client 222.33.252.86] File does not exist: /home/mmqqr/public_html/z/css/style.css
[Thu Mar 9 14:32:42 2006] [error] [client 58.60.211.175] File does not exist: /home/oins/public_html/sdf
[Thu Mar 9 15:01:34 2006] [warn] child process 18084 still did not exit, sending a SIGTERM
[Thu Mar 9 15:01:43 2006] [warn] module perl_module is already loaded, skipping
[Thu Mar 9 15:01:44 2006] [notice] Apache/1.3.34 (Unix) mod_layout/3.2.1 mod_ssl/2.8.25 OpenSSL/0.9.7a PHP/4.4.2 mod_perl/1.29 FrontPage/5.0.2.2510 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Thu Mar 9 15:01:44 2006] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Thu Mar 9 15:01:44 2006] [notice] Accept mutex: sysvsem (Default: sysvsem)
[Thu Mar 9 15:05:00 2006] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Thu Mar 9 15:05:02 2006] [warn] module perl_module is already loaded, skipping
[Thu Mar 9 15:05:03 2006] [notice] Apache/1.3.34 (Unix) mod_layout/3.2.1 mod_ssl/2.8.25 OpenSSL/0.9.7a PHP/4.4.2 mod_perl/1.29 FrontPage/5.0.2.2510 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Thu Mar 9 15:05:03 2006] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Thu Mar 9 15:05:03 2006] [notice] Accept mutex: sysvsem (Default: sysvsem)

i think, a feeling maybe yes maybe no that it is related with
caught SIGTERM, shutting down

thanks
joseph