[Samba] OS compatitbility

Jay Ts jay at metran.cx
Fri Jul 12 10:33:58 GMT 2002

Christopher Kong wrote:
> I was wondering what kinda of compatibility issues Samba has with
> the following list of Operating Systems
> Windows 98/2000/ME/XP

They all work, although some people report having problems with XP.
There is a registry patch that helps with most cases. The actual
problem(s) may be due to bugs in XP rather than Samba (?).

> Mac OS 9.2

Doesn't support SMB networking without add-on software.
(Someone else can tell you which to use for this.)

> Mac OS X 10.1 +

Recent releases of OS X come with Samba installed. It is also
possible to mount SMB shares into the OS X (BSD) file system.

Jay Ts
jay at jayts.cx

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