At 13:20 9/23/2004, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >> What is recommended for a public, 'free-for-all', >> anyone can read or write directory on FreeBSD? >> >> What are the reasons for preferring one place >> over another? >> >> Would these work? >> >> /usr/local/share/sambapublic/ >> /usr/share/sambapublic/ >> /home/sambapublic/ > >I recommend a separate partition, so that when it eventually gets filled up >-- and these things always do -- your system will not be adversly affected. >You can mount the partition wherever you want. In your three examples, >"sambapublic" could be a file system mounted on /usr/local/share, >/usr/share, or /home.
Thanks for the info. I just wanted to stick with the FreeBSD standard if there was one. How can I add a new partition? Can that be done after the OS and data are on the drive? What program? What would it be called? >What we are talking about here is the OS view. To the Windows user what >counts is the share name. On server fattoad, any one of these directories >could be shared out as "pub" (or whatever name you like). The windows users >will not see the OS pathname. Understood. That's a neato feature of Samba. > >Gary Dunn >Honolulu > > > >-- >To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the >instructions: http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba Start Here to Find It Fast!™ -> http://www.US-Webmasters.com/best-start-page/ $8.77 Domain Names -> http://domains.us-webmasters.com/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"