I have RH 8.0 and Wu-FTPD 2.6.2
It all works fine for a "real" user, but for either an anonymous or a guest user things go 'pear shaped'
The server logs the anon or guest user into the correct directory but:
from a graphical ftp client (I have tried netscape, IE 6 and WS-FTP Pro) I get no listing of files or directories, although I can apparently change to directories below the root for the user. The echo of the commands in WS-FTP looks normal (it says success!)
from a command line client (I tried those in w98 and XP and RH 8) I get a listing that shows most files but not directories; again I can change directories also. Again the echo of the commands looks normal
A guest user can see all files but not directories; an anon user can't see files in the /bin and /etc directories
I fddled around with the permissions in the target directories, first as advised in an answer on this service of 09/02/1997, then giving permission to anyone to do anything, but it made no difference