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can someone tell me what I need to do to setup my machines so I can transfer files from one machine to another via ethernet connection in mandrake 10.1? I ...
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- 07-13-2005 #1
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- Feb 2005
file transfers from machine to machine via ethernet?
from one machine to another via ethernet connection in mandrake 10.1?
I have a router connecting the two without internet service.
this will be from nfs to nfs.
I've fiddled with it some and cannot get this happening.
youre knowledge is always appriciated!
- 07-13-2005 #2
well your mileage may vary but simply
in the /etc/exports file on host1
on suse that would be /etc/init.d/nfsserver start
showmount -e host1
should list all exported filesystems
mount -t nfs host1:/home/user /mnt/NFS
(assuming /home/NFS exists on host2,
I like to touch NFS_NOT_MOUNTED in /mnt/NFS so that when you go into that dir on host2 you can see instantly that that is a mount point and nothing is mounted as the file called NFS_NOT_MOUNTED will dissapear when the mount happens
There are lots of options you can use (-o tcp ) etc. but get it going first then play,
I also tend to specify noauto in the fstab of the machine mounting the remote fs as a machine can hang whilst booting if the server machine is down
Hope that's what you were looking for
Cheers IanRegisterd Linux user #119296