Caution Stoopid Newbie

Jet Set Willy jsw at
Wed Apr 4 14:28:45 GMT 2001

> > Please could somebody clear up some confusion I have - I freely
> > admit that I am a clueless newbie in both samba and linux so be
> > I am runing Mandrake 7.1 (if that makes a difference) and have
> > managed to get samba running quite well ( verion 2.0.6) ie I
> > can see shares copy files from my win98 machine and so on.
> You can't be that clueless then.

don't speak too soon :-)

> > Works perfectly. Now what I really want  (what I really really want)
> > is to be able to login to the linux box from the 98 machine. So
> > far I have waded thru the text docs that come with samba, I've
> > read a couple of how-to's  and bought a book ( think
> > is the samba black book but can't be sure of the exact title
> > cos I've left it at home). Finally I've found this mailing list !
> The full PDC thing for WindowsNT/W2k is a ways off. But 2.07 seems to
> do what I want it to do with NT4 clients.

ok now this might work - I can download rpm's from mandrakes site for
mandrake 7.2 which seem to be samba version 2.07 - is there any reason
why I can't just install this without upgrading the whole of my linux

> I think you want to take a look at

Looking at it now thanks !

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