Subject: Re: ups-nut rc.d scripts
To: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
From: Johnny Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/2001 20:47:23
On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 03:44:59PM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 11:32:41PM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > : a) My local rc.d/samba script starts both smbd and nmbd at once,
> > : because I see them as `tightly coupled'; you really don't run one
> > : without the other, nor manipulate one without the other).
> > That's not entirely true.
> > I have nmbd running solely as a WINS server to satisfy one WinCE and one
> > Win98 machine on the Household Network, and smbd is not running on that
> > machine at all. Likewise, nmbd is not necessary in order to use SMB to
> > export files; you can run smbd alone and make use of DNS for name resolution
> > on WinXX machines.
> I stand corrected.
> So, even more argument for providing two separate scripts - nmbd and
> smbd - and a convenience helper `samba'.
Sounds good to me. If you write the scripts, I'll modify the samba package.
-- Johnny Lam <email@example.com>