Subject: Re: Newbie Questions
To: Gary Montcalm <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2002 20:48:31
On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 10:00:20AM -0600, Gary Montcalm wrote:
> 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 <email@example.com>