You could go upside-down and use the FreeBSD machine mounting a
You say that you're using XPhome so ActiveDirectroy or any other
Domain-Controlling issues shouldn't play a role.
I think mount_smbfs is your friend.
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> Good Day,
> I am currently seeking advice in regard to allowing an XP Home Edition
> machine to have access to a FreeBSD mount. I've looked over Samba,
> and not only have I seen references to XP's inability to join a
> 'domain based-network', but also don't really like the idea of
> installing Samba as it's a rather large package (relatively speaking)
> for what it simply does.
> My only other alternative, if I am correct, is trying to obtain an NFS
> client for the XP machine and simply serve NFS mounts on the FBSD
> host. The downside to this is the cost of the NFS clients for the XP
> machine. :)
> Are there any other alternatives available here? If not, which of
> the above two 'solutions' would be best? I only have one BSD machine
> and one XP machine, and I'd like to allow read/write access to a FBSD
> mount from the XP machine.
> Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
> - John
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