smbmount on Solaris 2.5
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Fri Jan 23 14:15:57 GMT 1998
On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Deger Cenk Erdil wrote:
> > > Day by day, samba becomes more integrated to our network. Now we have an
> > > smbmount problem. We are using samba on a Solaris 2.5 system (besides
> > > other Linux'es), and we want to mount some Win95 partitions on that
> > > machine. Unlike Linux, there is no smbfs support on Solaris. What should
> > > we do to use smbmount on Solaris?
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at switchboard.net>
> > contact sun and ask them to publish either their source code, or a
> > "user-space" file-system-driver API. just like microsoft have done for
> > the "installable file system" kit.
> Ok, done that: see
> The relevant paragraph (for academic institutions) is
> Provided that you order another Sun product with the
> source code, we will discount the source code line item
> to $0. The Part number is UNSOL-2.6-SRC, and the stand
> alone price is $100.
> Now all you need is an academic customer who likes writing
> to the Sun filesystems switch... it's similar to the Berkeley or
> Linux one, but non-identical (:-)).
cool! i know that imperial college have a source code license: for
example they replaced the NIS yp functions with a kerberos-aware set
instead, and recompiled...
luke (samba team)
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