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Re: Can't mount NFS export



Thanks Paul, i tried that and got it running now.

What's the purpose of exportfs? Should i issue that command whenever i
change exports in /etc/exports? I think that was the problem before...

I appreciate your help.

On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 10:51, Paul Howarth wrote:
> A. Lanza wrote:
> > i have two machines running FC2 in the same LAN and i want to share
> > files between them. I'm used to do this in Windows environments through
> > shared folders. After reading some doc. it seems like NFS could be an
> > option to share files between machines.
> > 
> > I have set up and running NFS server on the file server machine and i
> > have exported /home/alanza. The line in /etc/exports reads like this:
> > 
> > 	/home/alanza	(ro)
> 
> Try changing it to this:
> 
> /home/alanza	*(ro,sync)
> 
> Then run "exportfs -av" to re-export the filesystem.
> 
> Make sure that services portmap, nfslock and nfs are running on your server.
> 
> > Are there other ways to share files?
> 
> Persevere with NFS, it's the best way.
> 
> Paul.


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