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Hello,

I would like to be able to transfer files between a Linux machine and an XP machine over firewire (one machine is behind and the other is infront of a firewall).
XP recognises the Firewire connection when I plug the machines in, however I am not sure how to get the Linux end working.

Some guidelines on getting this to work would be very useful.

Thanks for reading my post and considering your reply.
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First you need to open a port on the F/W to get between to the 2 machines
NExt you need to install and configure SAMBA
Cross post this in the linux forum
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Thankyou
I will add the post on the Linux forum
Any idea which port for the Firewire connection - I guess its using TCP/IP over firewire
Will track down Samba.
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go to TACLUG.org and KPLUG.org they have tutorials for SAMBA

use any non-reserved port.
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