Do not use stock RedHat 6.0 kernels with SMBFS!
Matthew.Wilcox at genedata.com
Wed Jun 9 19:21:19 GMT 1999
On Wed, Jun 09, 1999 at 11:31:45AM -0400, Michael H. Warfield wrote:
> The Windows 95 Bug Workaround forces "ON" some protocol
> hacks to work around bugs in Windows 95. The code for this hack
> is in the kernel even if this option is disabled. If the option
> is disabled, the bug workaround is "OFF" by default but can be
> enabled with a mount time option. If the Windows 95 Bug Workaround
> is enabled when the kernel is compiled, this code is forced "ON"
> with no way to disable it. This code is strictly for Windows 95
> shares and causes havoc with Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows 98
Then surely this option should be removed from the makefiles immediately.
Why does this option exist at all? (Apart from hysterical raisons, which
Matthew Wilcox <willy at bofh.ai>
"Windows and MacOS are products, contrived by engineers in the service of
specific companies. Unix, by contrast, is not so much a product as it is a
painstakingly compiled oral history of the hacker subculture." - N Stephenson
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