[CentOS] Re: CentOS-Samba question

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 22:12:10 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
> on 6-3-2008 1:00 PM MHR spake the following:
>>> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 10:16 AM, John R Pierce
>>> <pierce-BRp9yk6zKL1Wk0Htik3J/w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>>> win9X has horrible network username habits...    you need to determine
>>>> what
>>>> username its running as... dirty trick, log off, and the username should
>>>> be
>>>> in the login prompt, just hit enter to relogin with the same username
>>>> and
>>>> the same blank local password..   on the SAMBA server, create that
>>>> username
>>>> as a linux user, AND `smbuser -a username`, assign it a smb password.
>>>> when
>>>> win98 prompts for a password, thats the username it will use, you get no
>>>> choice, and win98 should be able to 'save' that password (if you check
>>>> said
>>>> box on the login prompt), which causes it to be saved to a
>>>> <username>.pwd
>>>> file  (I think thats the name of the password cache).
>> PS: I have always said that I don't really hate Window$, I just prefer
>> working in and on Unix/Linux.  I don't think that's true any more,
>> although I must say that of all the versions of Window$ I've ever
>> used, XP is the least objectionable.
> Vista will raise your disappointment level back up!

That was intended to include Vista - it sinks to a new low for
Micro$$$$.  Even SP1 made it worse.


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