Serving Windows Files from a Simics Quick-Start Platform

Visuality Systems' Embedded SMB implementation running on the Wind River Simics

by Jakob Engblom

Windows file sharing has always felt a bit magical to me. I use it all the time, certainly, but I never quite understood how it worked; it was just this big chunk of Microsoft protocol that felt like it really did not want to talk to other types of operating systems. Sure, I have used the open-source "samba" server for a long time with great success… but it always seemed to suffer from issues with access rights (probably the fault of me and server setup and mixing Unix and Windows accounts, not a fault in the server itself). Read more ...

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