Mike Leone on 19 Aug 2005 03:14:55 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Re: Problems mounting linux samba share as read-write *from* a linux box

Tom Diehl wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Aug 2005, Mike Leone wrote:
>> Tom Diehl wrote:
>>> Why not simplify your setup and use NFS. It is much easier to manage NFS
>>> for *nix to *nix applications than it is to involve samba.
>> Not if you want the wife's Windows laptop to also be able to (easily)
>> access the shared files as well. :-)
> Agreed but the OP said nothing about needing windoze access.

He doesn't (today). But Samba is a much easier, cross-platform solution.
No extra NFS client needed for future Windows or Apple stations, for a
start. And less file-sharing daemons to run on the server, if you choose
one sharing method, and stay with it.

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