deprecating smbmount ?
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Thu Jul 27 03:06:01 GMT 2006
>Felix Miata wrote:
>> That means OS/2 and eComStation will be able to network
>> only with windoz once support for distros using 2.6.18
>> kernels is dropped. OS/2 has no CIFS in Peer, and
>> its NFS halted at v2. :-( I know there was once a port
>> samba to OS/2 attempt, but it seems to have
>> languished since 3.0.9.
>I'm confused....Maybe because I never use OS/2. Does OS/2
>not support the NTLM 0.12 dialect?
Just some clarifications.
OS/2 and its successor eComStation do only support SMB-dialects up to
So cifs definately _cannot_ be used in those environments.
If smbfs - and the corresponding samba tools - would be dropped, OS/2
and eCS 'are kicked out' completely from *nix based SMB-networking.
IBM has stopped usual OS/2 end user support in December 2005 - but
OS/2 was licensed to Serenity Systems International, which is selling
that product as eComStation (eCS).
AFAIK - there is ongoing development and support for eComStation.
So I think, leave the 'samba related smbfs tools' in place - for some more
months or more ...
And Steven French from IBM should be able to convince the kernel teams
to leave smbfs in place for some more time ...
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