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OK folks. I've have tried dutifully to find my answer without asking the question. But all I come up with is answers that pertain to Samba/SMB volumes. What is the ...
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    Sharing a drive from one Linux machine to another.


    OK folks. I've have tried dutifully to find my answer without asking the question. But all I come up with is answers that pertain to Samba/SMB volumes.

    What is the absolute best practice for sharing a hard drive between 2 Linux boxes. I know I can do it with Samba, but since Samba was meant to provide Windows sharing functionality to Linux, I figure that there might be a "native" approach to drive sharing that would be better to use.

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    Mark.

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    I think Samba would be the best to use, since it is designed to link two computers of any OS.

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    NFS is native and there are some others as well, but NFS just works fine on a *nix network.
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    NFS is the best way to share to Unx system.

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    Yes I agree with swemic, NFS is the best and simplest way to share anything from a single directory to an entire drive in *nix nets.

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