[Samba] Quick Question

Frank Fürst ffrank at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Tue Jun 18 03:41:02 GMT 2002

Sylvestre Taburet <staburet at mandrakesoft.com> schrieb:

> Le Mardi 18 Juin 2002 05:49, Don Williams a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm wondering whether there is an existing compiled and installable version
> > of Samba or some components of Samba which will allow me to move files
> > between a Win XP (NTFS) partition and a UNIX partition on the same drive on
> > the same computer.
> >
> samba is a client/server application. As the 2 partitions are on the same 
> computer, you won't be able to access either NTFS and EXT2/3/REiserfs... at 
> the same time using samba. NTFS access from linux is built in the kernel.
> You will be able to access a NTFS4/5 partition from linux (Mandrake Linux 
> allows it since 8.0), 

As far as I know write access to NTFS from Linux 2.4.x is experimental,
which means that it's just a question of time _when_ you corrupt your
NTFS data, not if.

Bye, Frank
Frank Fürst, physikalische Biochemie, Universität Potsdam, Germany
Tel.: +49-331-977-5244		Fax: +49-331-977-5062

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