i've loaded up bootcamp v1.2 on my mac and loaded vista on a second partition. the process was painless really and i haven't seen any performance lag. i decided against parallels and coherence mode, etc. as i was reading an article (in macworld) that showed the bootcamp option being the best performing option.
anyhow, my mac is "mac-fu" and my vista partition machine name is "mac-fu-vista." when i went into do some sharing on the mac side, i noticed that my machine name was correct:
but when i enabled windows sharing, it said that items could be referenced using:
interesting...i'll have to tinker around a bit to see why that is seeing that. incidentally, if you are looking for a simple tool to help you manage/create shares for osx, check out sharepoints...very simple user interface and does all the lifting for you.