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...that while i'm now au fait with sharing folders between Linux and Windows, i haven't a clue how to accomplish the same thing Linux<->Linux :o How do you share a ...
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- 12-01-2005 #1
It suddenly occured to me...
...that while i'm now au fait with sharing folders between Linux and Windows, i haven't a clue how to accomplish the same thing Linux<->Linux :o
How do you share a Linux directory over a network with other Linux machines (preferably non-GUI)?
i've briefly Googled this but practically everything turns up Samba-related issues. i'm aware that i can mount a Linux machine's Samba shares on another Linux machine but that just seems unnecessary.Registered Linux User #379728
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- 12-01-2005 #2
put what you want to share in /etc/exports
(there's a syntax see man page)
start up the nfsserver daemons
from the client (there are some client daemons probably just nfs... I forget)
showmount -e hostname shows what another machine is sharing
mount -t nfs hostname:share-name mountpoint
or put it into your /etc/fstab (with a no auto option is good... I hate waiting for a machine to start that wont 'cos it's trying to mount NFS shares that aren't available
Hop that helps cheers
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