[lug] Sharing Wincrap and Linux partitions.

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Wed Mar 14 17:23:02 MST 2001

John Starkey wrote:
> I've got a partition open and wanna make it a vfat partition and share
> it with my Windows machine. Can anyone tell me how to mount it on the
> Windoze side? Do I add a protocol? I started to set up samba but then
> realized it's clean so I can mkfs anything I want. Do I need samba
> regardless?
> Thanks,
> john

You need samba if you are going to have a 2nd machine running and you
want it to access the windows partition on the first machine. One twist
would be if you run something like vmware, you would also need it for
that. For the native linux install, it can access the windows partition
without samba.

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