Re: roaming user
What you're looking for is rather rsync.
If you don't have and/or want ethernet then you can
configure plip (parallel port ip) for the transfers.
> hi ya matt
> create/have a home server.....
> on each other client machine....
> automount that users home dir into the client box...
> there are good and bad things to doing it this way...
> - ie ...if the home server dies...everybody is dead...
> with roamin users....you don't have much choice....
> unless users only sit on particular machines...than
> teh problem gets simpler and more reliable...
> but complicates login passwd stuff
> have fun
> On 6 Jun 2000, Matt Emmett wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > This is question for those users that have a deskop machine and a
> > laptop... do you have any suggestions for making the life of a roaming
> > user easier? Most importantly, how does one keep their home
> > directories "synced"?
> > Thanks for any comments,
> > Matt
> > PS, please send a copy of any responses to me, as I'm not currently
> > subscribed to this list.
> > --