Samba is to Linux what NetServer is to iSeries.  It provides SMB support to
the respective system so that it can be "seen" with any M$ Windows system
which uses the SMB network file system.

Jerry

Jerome Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976
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iSeries
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----- Original Message -----
From: Brad Jensen <brad@elstore.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 9:41 PM
Subject: Re: OS-X vs. Windows


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@flybynight.com.au>
> To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 6:37 PM
> Subject: Re: OS-X vs. Windows
>
>
> >
> > Hello Scott,
> >
> > You wrote:
> > >Why not run FreeBSD instead of Linux?  That's what OSX is based
> on,
> > >FreeBSD.  It's every bit as free as Linux, and IMHO it runs
> faster and
> > >more stable...
> >
> > I hadn't thought of that option.  Certainly worth looking at,
> but a bit
> > off-topic so I'll stop now.  Ooh, actually, back on-topic --
> what 5250
> > emulator do you use under BSD?  Does BSD have Samba support (so
> it might
> > talk to NetServer)?
>
> I haven't used Samba. Is it NFS on steroids or something?
>
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