John P. Looney stated the following on Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 01:21:19PM +0100 :
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 01:18:45PM +0000, Colin Whittaker mentioned:
> > > Hey, any chance that you could mount your own web space, over the net
> > > with Samba ? That would rock :)
> > As in unison users, It could be done, but since most of them are on over
> > dialup it would be painfully slow.
>> What sort of overhead does samba put on files, vs. something lean like
> FTP ? Memories of installing RedHat 3.0 over NFS mounted from Sunsite, on
> a 64kbit/sec line...can't be that bad, for small usage...
Should be worse than NFS, latency will also hurt the protocal, twas
designed for LAN's.
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