[ILUG] OT: Control XP Boxes from Linux?
frank.duignan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 10:04:32 IST 2006
Couple of musings
1) Does samba allow you start services on a remote XP machine (in the same
vein as "net start")?
2) Can an XP app poll for a file on a network share that you create/modify
as a signal to make things happen?
On 9/20/06, Frank Murphy <frankly3d-weblists at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hope it's not too off topic.
> This is for my home lan,
> (my children tend to leave their machines on 24\7)
> and my 2007 (hopefully) 3D render farm (WinXP)
> Is it possible?
> to boot\shutdown\start-programs on xp machines from Linux,
> any particular distro more suitable than another? (currently using fc5)
> I've done a search on the usual places and didn't see what was looking
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