[Samba] Re: [OT] SUSE 9.2 support

David Phillips redhat at crisponions.com
Fri Jan 7 02:38:31 GMT 2005

On the other hand, I just dumped using suse 9.2 on my desktop and laptop
because they have yet to fix the i/o error trying to browse mounted cifs
shares via konqueror.  Fedora 3 works with them like a charm.  I guess
they each have their pluses and minuses

Dave P

On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 01:43 +0100, Rolf A. Vaglid wrote:
> John Schmerold skrev:
> > I'm really sick of trying to get Fedora working with Samba & LDAP, I've 
> > read all the books, technotes etc etc
> > 
> > Still no glory after several months of fighting with it.
> > 
> > So: I'm going to give SUSE 9.2 a shot, after 6 years of Red Hat, however 
> > I'll certainly need some support & don't know which list &/or news 
> > groups are "best"
> > 
> > Anyone care to make a recommendation or two?
> Hi John, I have the exact opinion. I have tried several times setting up 
>    Samba/LDAP on Redhat and Fedora, only to come to the same conclution 
> as you. I ended up buying SuSE 9.2, and now it seems to work as a charm.
> I just spent a couple of hours setting up a Postfix/Dovecot/Horde -> pam 
> -> OpenLDAP solution with no problems at all. I'll hook up 
> authentication from a Samba server to this server tomorrow.
> My point is that it seems almost like SuSE had this scenario in mind in 
> 9.2, as opposed to Fedora et al. The reaseon I decided trying suse when 
> giving up on Fedora was just the fact that John H. T. used Suse in his 
> book "Samba 3 by Example". ( By the way; thanks John H. T. )
> I'll still go for Fedora on my desktops and laptop tho, mainly due to 
> apt-get and the fact that most software packages are availible as Fedora 
>    rpms.
> Do drop me a mail if you get into trouble on Samba/LDAP on SuSE.
> Cheers
> Rolf

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