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Date:      Tue, 22 Sep 2009 14:08:21 -0500
From:      David Kelly <dkelly@hiwaay.net>
To:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: network freebsd computers
Message-ID:  <20090922190821.GD46344@Grumpy.DynDNS.org>
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On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 02:53:17PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 02:48:58PM -0400, Carmel NY wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:25:38 -0600 (MDT)
> > Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
> > 
> > [snip]
> > 
> > > It's still a little unclear.  If you want the FreeBSD systems to 
> > > participate in the Windows networking, look at mount_smbfs and Samba.
> > 
> > I want to be able to access a FreeBSD box from another FreeBSD box. I
> > rarely access a Windows machine from FreeBSD as it is just easier to do
> > it the other way around.
> 
> Am I missing something or would ssh, scp and directing your Xwindows
> display from the headless machine to a desktop X server cover
> everything you are asking for?

It would, but he's approaching the problem with Windows-colored glasses.

-- 
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly@HiWAAY.net
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Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.



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