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Re: Netatalk on Fedora 4



On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 05:01 +0800, John Summerfied wrote:
> Raymond Norton wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 15:52 -0800, Sam Peterson wrote:
> > 
> >>Appletalk is Apple's old home networking protocol.  It's not used very
> >>much anymore.
> >>
> >>On 3/1/06, Chris Norman <cnorman rnibncw ac uk> wrote:
> >>
> >>>What is appletalk and netatalk? What do they do?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Netatalk is used to set up a Linux box to appear as an Apple file and
> > print server. In my case we needed a way to copy data from OS 9 servers
> > to a Linux box, which is backed up nightly using Bacula.
> > 
> Does it handle resource forks properly? We'd like to do that, but I've 
> not yet identified how to test it.
----
netatalk? yes, it has a fully functional method of handling resource
forks using berkeley db. I have retired all the old Macintosh file
servers that my customers used previously.

Craig


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