On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, kevin lyda wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 10:15:15AM +0000, Fergal Moran wrote:
> > Curious - why do you hate Samba so much? Without it we would have a
> > lot less linux boxes in here. I have used SFU before but found its
> > NFS client a LOT less transparent and stable than Samba and it also
> > requires client side software which Samba does not.
>> because i'm a unix person. i've used nfs for ages, and config-wise it's
> just miles easier. and actually, i also used macs, and apple filesharing
> on macs and with netatalk on unix is much easier then samba as well.
Ah yes - I was looking at it from the client side (as it was in the
context of SFU) rather than from the server side.
I take your point - although personally I would opt for a difficult
config on the server with an easy config on the client every time but
then we are almost exclusively windows on the desktops here.
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