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10/21   Lesson request:  I'm on a slow network of MS computers, with a
        huge backup running and sucking up all the bandwidth.  When i try
        computer one to to large copy a file from Windows another it is
        very slow, but if i use FTP, it is very fast.  What up?  (I'm
        hoping for something a little more technical than "MS sucks").
        \_ NetBEUI!
        \_ ED!  ED!  ED is the STANDARD!  Network Backup Tool.
        \_ SMB sucks.
           \_ Just as an aside, isn't it called CIFS now (Common Internet
              File System)? Only M$ would believe that a piece of crap
              like SMB would make the perfect file sharing protocol over
              the internet. As if we don't have enough crap congesting the
              network. I just wish that Sun and IBM would get thier act
              together and squash M$.
                \_ HAHAHAHA -IBM couldn't squash M$ when it was an 8 man
                 company. WHat are they goning to do now that M$ has more
                 money (and manpower) than GOD?
                 \_ MS is nothing.  They're a dead struggling company holding
                    on to their last threads.  Not long from now, MS will be
                    nothing but a footnote in IBM's historical notes.
          \_ Yeah, like most microsoft originated networking protocols, SMB is
             a piece of shit.  FTP is going to be much faster.
             \_ but we want a protocol that saturates a 100bT network so that
                nobody else can use it. We must monopolize the network as
                well as the market.
                \_ SMB is a Cisco plot to sell higher end hardware.
        \_ I guess rsync doesn't exist for Winblows, huh.  How about
           faking it with a Samba box so you can use rsync? :-) -John
                \_ This will let you use MSBackup.  You need to go the other
                   way and export nfs from your 'd0ze boxes.  Either way, NT
                   and Bill Gates both suck my hot throbbing cock.
                   \_ is there a free Pc implementation of NFS?
                      \_ Yes there is one, but I don't recall its name.
                         However, all NT NFS setups I've seen were buggy,
                         slow kludges.  Your best bet, if you need real
                         network services as well as all of the NT SMB
                         crap, is *BSD/Linux running Samba and Sharity.  -John
                      \_ yes.  it's called freebsd and linux.
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