[Samba-Technical] Wrtiing files from one linux to another linux

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at xsec.it
Fri Aug 30 03:59:01 GMT 2002

But why do you want to use CIFS for a linux to linux file sharing ???
Wait at least until the Unix extension are ok and work well ...

On Fri, 2002-08-30 at 13:05, Kevin Liao wrote:
> > The local system isn't running in any ram disk when using smbfs. Even if
> > you connect to a localhost samba server, that is a remote system as far as
> > smbfs is concerned.
> >
> > I'm not sure I understood you here.
> >
> > /Urban
> Sorry I didn't mention it clearly. The local machine does not have any hard
> drive but only one flash (16 or 32 M) and the whole root filesystem is
> running in ram disk (/dev/ram).I don't know whether such a system can be
> called an embedded system. Anyway the local machine will try to smbmount to
> the remote machine which is just a normal PC with linux installed. After the
> connection has been established successfully, the local system begins
> writing files continuously to the remote end. Therefore, what we want to do
> is to detect whether the file had been really saved in the remote storage
> device and if something goes wrong we may smbmount to another remote machine
> then keep working.
> Regards,
> Kevin
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