[Samba] WinXP support

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Wed Jun 11 16:16:28 GMT 2003

On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, Ryan Novosielski wrote:

> I am ordering new workstations for my university, and my supervisor is
> requesting that the machines come with XP pre-installed. I am very tempted
> to recommend against this, as we make heavy use of Samba and I know from
> experience that trying to be current when using Samba is not a great idea.
> Will I be at all sorry if I choose XP over 2000, or are they similar
> enough so that Samba support is very good for both?

Go for XP Professional. You do not want XP Home!
XP Professional is much cleaner than 200 Professional.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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