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Re: samba shares in FC4



On Sunday 26 February 2006 14:04, Tim wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 12:31 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > Actually, though, it's irrelevant at this point.  Most of the
> > connections are made linux to linux, so I need those working first.
> > Once I'm happy with that  I'll turn my attention to the sporadic
> > windows connections.
>
> I wonder why you're using Samba, then?  It's not native to Linux, and
> you can have to jump through hoops to get proper file permissions, etc.,
> set between server and client.
>
Because the linux >< windows connections may be less frequent but they are 
still important, and I prefer just one tool to do it all if possible.  And it 
is possible - I've done it for years.

> For Linux to Linux through Samba there are other extensions to it for
> that to work, but I only experimented with them once before deciding
> that NFS was less painful for me.
>
> --
> (Currently running FC4, in case that's important to the thread)
>
So am I.

Anne

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