[Samba] Newbie Samba question from a (lowly) Mac user

Felix Miata mrmazda at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 6 14:44:40 MST 2010

On 2010/01/06 16:31 (GMT-0500) Mick Mueck composed:

> Felix Miata wrote:

>>Answer by OS/2 user:

>>Actually, Samba is server only. Client for using Samba shares has been called
>>CIFS (on Linux at least; previously SMB) for a couple of years or more. Have
>>you looked for a precompiled and/or updated CIFS for Mac?


> Thanks Felix - I'll try searching in the SMB/CIFS universe for the latest Mac OS X compatible version. 

There was a typo in what I wrote. The old Linux name is SMBFS. SMB is the
generic acronym for all this Samba/CIFS/SMBFS networking stuff. Also, read
the URL I provided. According to it, the name change from smbfs to cifs
didn't happen on Mac.
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