[OT-ish] nfs v. samba

Peter Simpson peter at petethetree.co.uk
Fri Oct 28 15:06:53 UTC 2005

On Friday 28 Oct 2005 15:41, Oscar wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 09:25:19 -0400
> Todd Slater <dontodd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've been trying to come up with a system to share files in my home
> > network consisting of a desktop computer and a laptop, using a
> > wireless router. Both are Breezy, but I sometimes boot my laptop to
> > WindowsXP, but don't plan on needing to access files on my Breezy box
> > from XP.
> There is a official (written by Microsoft) nfs-client for Windows XP, but I
> think it costs some money (and it's targeted at it-professionals), and I
> haven't tried it myself.
This suite is Microsoft's "Services For Unix" (lovely acronym!) and is 
available for free from their site.

It also allows some (very few!) Posix apps to run on WIndows.....

It is only available for XP and Server 2003.

> Oscar

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