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Re: Windoze software [was Newbie Hardware/Partitioning]



On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 00:35:27 +0200, 
Arnt Karlsen <arnt@c2i.net> wrote in message 
<20030902003527.4215c339.arnt@c2i.net>:

> On Mon, 01 Sep 2003 11:20:24 -0400, 
> Hershel Robinson <hershelr@netvision.net.il> wrote in message 
> <00ba01c3709c$964af610$0200000a@hershel>:
> 
> > > > if it was my machine ...
> > > >
> > > > 10GB	/windows	/dev/hda1	- find out how
> > > much space you're
> > > > 					using now and double it??
> > >
> > > ..leave it alone, he's gonna _want_ 30GB for linux.  _Eventually_.
> > > He just needs to experience the why's for himself, as we all do.
> > > ;-)
> > 
> > Oh, I actually want the entire machine for Linux. I am more than fed
> > up with Windows personally. Unfortunately, however, my work involves
> > several Micro$haft products. I connect to a VPN using Microsoft
> > networking components. I am uncertain if those are really necessary,
> > however. The boss only lets us upload to the server via the VPN
> > because that maintains timestamps.

.._several_ options here.  Type of vpn; what's in your boss' end? ;-)

> > The other item is MS VSS, which of course also uses the VPN. The one
> > other item I use for work is ePop. It's not MS, but it is
> > Windows-only. I am aware of certain Windows emulators for Linux, but
> > not aware of how effective they actually are.

..pass on these, I diched Wintendo 7 years ago.  Alvin?

> > Does anyone have any experience running such items under Debian? Or
> > any other bright ideas? Like running VPN and VSS on my Windows box
> > and sharing the files with the Debian box? Perhaps I could access
> > the VPN via the Windows box?
> > 
> > To remind those of you who may be Debian geniuses, I am a complete
> > newbie.:)

..myself, I'm still a Debian newbie, came from Red Hat on 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=89171
I mean, they _are_ commersial and pulled a wintendo-style 
"We're looking at the issues involved" on me, ok, they 
did fix it, but, too late I guess.  ;-)

-- 
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.



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