[ILUG] SFU3.5 is now free
john.allen at dublinux.net
Fri Jan 16 10:34:36 GMT 2004
On Friday 16 January 2004 10:15, Fergal Moran wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, kevin lyda wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 07:28:06AM +0000, Steven Satelle (Service Desk)
> > > M$ are doing this because there are starting to realise that they cant
> > > have all the pc's out there, that they need to interoperate. linux has
> > > been doing
> > it depends why you need it. sfu provides an nfs client which means i
> > can rip out samba which i absolutely hate. sfu requires the windows
> > machine uses ntfs, but that's fine for me. the fact that it is 217megs
> > is annoying though...
> Curious - why do you hate Samba so much? Without it we would have a
> lot less linux boxes in here. I have used SFU before but found its
> NFS client a LOT less transparent and stable than Samba and it also
> requires client side software which Samba does not.
Samba does require client side software, its just that it is installed as part
of the standard windows install.
John Allen, Email: mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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