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Avoid Finder problems with mount points
Authored by: bluehz on Mar 17, '03 09:16:58AM

I wish I could use NFS - I am connecting to a Linux Slackware server on our internal LAN, and over the past year or so, every once in a while I get a hankerin to get NFS working so I waste several hours in failed attempts. One time I did actually manage to get NFS working - but that day has passed. Even dove in over the wknd and tried and tried and tried again.... never get anything but repeating "NFS Portmapper Failure" on the OS X box.

So for me netatalk and Samba both provide instant gratification in the sense that they actually work!



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Avoid Finder problems with mount points
Authored by: wgscott on Mar 17, '03 02:46:29PM

Check out NFSmanager at

http://www.bresink.de/osx/NFSManager.html

also see

http://chemistry.ucsc.edu/%7Ewgscott/xtal/backup_hfs_stuff.html

part B, section 2

if you need the NFS mount to be on all the time (like even when you log out).



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Avoid Finder problems with mount points
Authored by: bluehz on Mar 17, '03 05:05:51PM

I have been using NFS Manager, tried CLI, I tried it all. The one time I did get an NFS to mount it was via NFS Manager - but that was months ago and it was a fluke... my point being... if NFS is this hard/finicky - why not go with something that works reliable - like netatalk or samba.



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