[Samba] smbmount

John G Walker johngwalker at tiscali.co.uk
Tue May 8 00:33:25 GMT 2007

On Mon, 07 May 2007 20:41:47 +0100 Tom Crummey <tom at ee.ucl.ac.uk> wrote:

> Why does the W98 box have to be the server? Can't you make the disk
> from the Linux system available as a share, mount it on the W98 box
> and move the files from the W98 local drive to the share?

Because there isn't a "the" share. There's a multiplicity of accounts,
which W98 can't handle, without doing some horrendously complicated

And the W98 machine isn't "he" server. It's "a" server. It works as a
server for certain purposes, mainly to do with simplifying access to

It's simplicity I'm after,

 All the best,

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