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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Novellist
  • From: Thomas Adam <thomas_adam16@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 11:51:48 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20030923115134.72011.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
--- Andrew RAY <aray@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > >

[..snip..]

> In response to Thomas's suggestion ...
> >
> > You'll want to have samba running so that you can exchange files, etc.
>
> You won't. Samba and the support for Novell are two totally separate
> and
> distinct networking systems. Samba uses the server message block (SMB)
> as its packet-wrapping protocol. Novell uses NCP, which is their
> proprietary upper layer.

I now know that! I was e-mailed off list by Derek Grainger who clarified
this. My apologies for mis-understanding your original question.

-- Thomas Adam

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Thomas Adam

"The Linux Weekend Mechanic" -- www.linuxgazette.com

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