Subject: Re: Newbie Questions
To: Gary Montcalm <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/25/2002 20:48:31
On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 10:00:20AM -0600, Gary Montcalm wrote:
> Hello--
> Please be patient with me--I'm a totally clueless BSD wanabee from 
> the world of Mac OS.
> 1) Where is the tarball of Samba for the i386 port? On the ftp site I 
> find it for every platform except i386.

It may not be availaible. But install pkgsrc and compile from there, it's
really easy, and you'll get up-to-date versions.

> 2) The NetBSD machine I am setting up will be a dedicated Samba box. 
> The IDE disk is 40 GB. Do I need to make a custom partition setup, as 
> I would for an ftp server?

It depends on your need. I guess samba will have to serve files from
this disk ? Then I would do /, /var, /usr and swap for the system,
and a separate partition for the users files.

Manuel Bouyer <>