[Samba] Samba client

bkrusic at yahoo.com bkrusic at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 24 21:01:42 GMT 2003


If you mean to use Samba as a file sharing protocol
between Unix to Unix, I would advise not.  Samba is
excellent from Unix to Windows, Windows to Unix.

Use NFS for Unix to Unix connectivety.

I've tried to use Samba in our mixed OSX/Linux/XP env
as I desired common file locking.  But the Samba
client to connect Linux to Linux (which is Kernal
space and not user space), is restrictive and seems
buggy (smbmount using mount -t smbfs).

Also, realize that smbmount is not released by

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