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EtherDFS - a network drive for DOS (Announce)

posted by mateusz(R) Homepage, France, 05.03.2017, 14:58

> But - do I understand it right that it cooperate only with Linux system?

That's correct. The 'server' part (ethersrv) is only implemented for Linux.

> Can it be somehow extended to communicate with windows systems?

This would require to create an ethersrv version for Windows, which is not in my plans - I simply don't do Windows.
In general, EtherDFS is not meant to be a tool for PC-to-PC data exchange. It's rather a "multiple PCs share the same network drive" solution. EtherSRV could be hosted on some small (linux-based) home server, like a Raspberry Pi or so, which shares its drives through Samba (for Windows hosts) and EtherSRV (for DOS hosts). The Linux server could even be hosted as a virtual machine on some Windows host, if hardware is scarce.

 

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