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Samba file system translation

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Can/does it do it? i.e. if i have a Samba server in a mixed environment of Win98 and > Win98, is it necessary to have a FAT32 filesystem for the clients to use, or can i use Ext2 and have Samba translate for the clients?
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no,  not at all,

you can have whatever file system you like on the samba box.  the operating system on the server takes care of talking to the disk.

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hi,

much the same way that a win98 machine can use the ntfs disks on a windows server..

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OK. Thought so, but somehow doubts crept in ;-)
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