severely OT; re PUTTY [ssh]

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Mon Jul 9 06:12:46 UTC 2007

Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 12:44:46AM -0500, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> P.S. If anyone tells anyone else that I know this stuff about Windows
>>      I will deny it loudly and come looking for you.  I do not need
>>      any more conversations that start with, "Oh, you're a computer
>>      engineer - I have this problem with my/childrens'/wife's/dog's
>>      Windows machine..." :)
> "Oh, well that's your problem right there.  Here, try FreeBSD, or maybe
> this MacOS X thing, instead.  That should solve the problem."
> Isn't that the right answer to all such questions?
    Although ideal to use FreeBSD/OS X, many circumstances force people 
to use Windows (for now..).
    Another possible solution (since Tim brought up Windows -> BSD): 
automount with mount_smbfs should do the trick. Just having the Unix 
server run Samba would do the trick though.

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