Effective Speed of 10BaseT

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Mon Nov 15 19:14:53 1999

On Nov 15, 0:52, Zane H. Healy wrote:

> Basically Samba is Windows networking for non-Windows machines. At work,
> it's how the NT boxes access the data which for obvious reasons is kept
> a real OS. Their are versions for most UNIX varients, the Amiga,
> and others. Since it's basically a Windows thing, and I don't have to
> with it at work, I don't claim to know anything about it. I can do a
> Samba install and with a lot of cursing get a Win95/98/NT box to connect
> it.
> If you want useful info on it, I'd recommend http://www.samba.org because
> I'm sure the info I just gave is both useless and questionable :^)

Oh, I think (since I have to look after Samba stuff under similar
circumstances) it's quite accurate. You just have to remember that the
cursing is, apparently, mandatory.

> BTW, I've found the real trick of working with Samba (on the Admin side)
> remembering where the &)# _at_*^% smb.conf file on a particular machine is!

That too :-)

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Mon Nov 15 1999 - 19:14:53 GMT

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