On Sun, 08 Jul 2007 23:12:44 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote: > Chad Perrin wrote: >> On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 12:44:46AM -0500, Tim Daneliuk wrote: >> >>> P.S. If anyone tells anyone else that I know this stuff about Windows >>> I will deny it loudly and come looking for you. I do not need >>> any more conversations that start with, "Oh, you're a computer >>> engineer - I have this problem with my/childrens'/wife's/dog's >>> Windows machine..." :) >>> >> >> "Oh, well that's your problem right there. Here, try FreeBSD, or maybe >> this MacOS X thing, instead. That should solve the problem." >> >> Isn't that the right answer to all such questions? > Although ideal to use FreeBSD/OS X, many circumstances force people to > use Windows (for now..). > Another possible solution (since Tim brought up Windows -> BSD): > automount with mount_smbfs should do the trick. Just having the Unix server > run Samba would do the trick though.
Yeah, I like this trick. And it worked for a while. Beautifully, I should add, except when Windows did its stupid media preview thing that took forever while navigating through directories. Then that idiot IT team at my university cut it off, I assume through packet filtering rules. (I wish they'd focus on getting things working that they're supposed to be supplying instead.) -- David Benfell, LCP [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- Resume available at http://www.parts-unknown.org/ NOTE: I sign all messages with GnuPG (0DD1D1E3).
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