CIFS kernel module bug

Lars Müller lmuelle at
Sat Oct 1 09:07:30 MDT 2011

On Sat, Oct 01, 2011 at 09:48:12AM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> On 1 Oct 2011, at 01:34, J.P. King wrote:
> > Anton will be asleep, so I'll attempt to answer this one.
> > 
> >> What server code is the OES CIFS server running ? I thought Novell CIFS
> >> services were all Samba based.
> > 
> > We have been told by the people upstairs who run the server that it isn't.
> It is not Samba based.  Like Apple, Novell have written their own since Samba decided to go GPLv3…

(Potential) FUD alert. ;)

This Novell CIFS server existed before Novell bought SUSE.  And the
decission to go with it instead of Samba had nothing to do with the move
of Samba from GPL v2 to v3.

Lars Müller [ˈlaː(r)z ˈmʏlɐ]
Samba Team
SUSE Linux, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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