[Samba] Older Mac to SAMBA copy

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Sat Oct 26 15:29:01 GMT 2002

On Sat, 2002-10-26 at 09:34, Matt Nelson wrote:
> At 08:00 AM 10/26/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >I've built a new samba server to replace an aging Apple 9500 running 8.6 
> >that is acting as a 'file server'.  The other macs run 9.2 and 10.2, which 
> >are the computers that will be served (I HOPE!) by the samba server.
> >
> >I have installed DAVE in order to be able to copy the files over to the 
> >new server.  However, as the files copy, they disappear on the samba 
> >server.   Someone said it is because of the data and resource forks in the 
> >old mac os, and to tell DAVE to, as I believe he said, merge the two 
> >forks.  However, I see no such option in the DAVE setup.
> >
> >Am I missing something, or is there another way to do this?  Also, will I 
> >have a problem with files name preservation of the mac files on the new server?
> >

I don't know the source of your problem...
you could post your smb.conf file here to see if anyone sees an error.
but I don't think samba is the right choice for you considering you're
using macs...

I run both samba and netatalk on my main server for both types of
clients - the macs are much happier just speaking their native


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