[CentOS] RE: Samba config for Windows on VMWare

Mark Hull-Richter mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Sat Mar 24 00:47:49 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Jim Perrin
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 5:36 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] RE: Samba config for Windows on VMWare
> <Gripe> Well, if you're not going to read the documentation, look at
> the options within the application you're using, or apply common sense
> (aka google) then yes, your task may be quite insurmountable. However,
> if you troubleshoot a bit, look at the actual error messages you're
> getting you should have it up and running in no time. For that matter,
> you could probably use the system-config-samba tool or whatever ships
> with centos to configure samba and get it working. In short: quit your
> crying, read the documentation and get back to work.
> </Gripe>
If I could read that much documentation, absorb it and get it all done
in one day, I'd be the envy of every programmer out there, and quite
self-satisfied.  As it is, I, undoubtedly like you, have to do this sort
of thing in between everything else, and, as such, sometimes I skim
things here and there and don't always make the right choices.  Since I
am only two months into this whole new world, I'm actually rather please
with how it's going, the impossible being that it isn't already done and
working perfectly.

So, please do not read the above as crying, just self-deprecating humor,
I'm reading as fast as I can absorb, and a fair amount is still flying
right over my head, and all of that in between doing what I need to get
my job done and have a reasonably great machine at home with which to

Thank you for pointing this out - a little clarity all around helps us

Have a nice weekend - I'll pester you all some more on Monday, hopefully
with better questions.  :-)


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