Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

dws (341)

dws
  (email not shown publicly)
http://www.davewsmith.com/

Journal of dws (341)

Sunday February 19, 2006
09:14 PM

Sufficiently universal access

[ #28737 ]

In the finally-got-off-my-butt-and-did-it department, I now have a network drive that all of the computers here can talk to. The NSLU2 (network storage minus the storage) I bought two months back has been sitting on my desk with a big USB drive plugged in (under the desk). The NSLU2 runs samba. The laptops saw it right away. The last, lingering step was to get the Linux boxes talking to it. Done. This is the first time since I've owned more than one computer that they've all been able to directly share storage. No more sneaker net or bouncing files off a remote server. The network drive needs its own backup, but that's the easy part.

Everyone is now safely (cough) backed up, and I can get on with the Ubuntu upgrade that my desktop has been nagging me about for weeks.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.