[Samba] Using Samba between Unix and Unix.

Arthur H. Johnson II arthur at linuxbox.nu
Sat Aug 10 04:45:55 GMT 2002

Another issue I encountered is the UNIX permissions issue.  Samba isnt
suited for bootable filesystems such as what is used with diskless
workstations.  Other than that, Samba is a great fileserver for gettin
work done.  I use it all the time with UNIX machines.


Arthur H. Johnson II
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On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Kai Blin wrote:

> On Thursday 08 August 2002 22:39, Meng, Andrew wrote:
> > I am wondering if someone is using Sambe between Unix and Unix. What is pro
> > and con comparing to NFS?
> The pro side is that Samba has a better authentication than vanilla NFS, as
> far as I get it. NFS might be a bit faster, but you'd propably need to
> benchmark this.
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