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How to share my linux folder with mac mini over nfs

I tried to mount using following command after exporting the folder in linux source machine ( NFS server) . sudo mount -t nfs -o resvport,rw 192.168.12.10:/home/pavunkumar /private/nfs It is ...
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Reasons for an upgrade to NFS 4

I am trying to convince our sysadmins to upgrade from NFS 3 or NFS 4 because I think that this will result in a dramatically performance improvement, especially when dealing with many small files. ...
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Solaris NFS: user permissions

I am very new to NFS. I would like to make sure I am clear. If the NFS server shares a directory rw,, and all the files in the directory are permissions 700 and user/group for those files is ...
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.nfsXXXX files appearing, what are those?

We have an application running (on RHEL5), streaming data onto an NFS share. Recently we saw a lot of .nfsXXXX... (xxx being a hexadecimal number) appearing in its working directory, where the ...
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Does smbfs create constant inode numbers?

If I use smbfs to mount a filesystem, will the inodes always be the same for each file? Or am I in danger of the inodes changing when I mount the fs again or if the remote system reboots?
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NFS server in Vista?

Does Vista Ultimate features a NFS server? I have very little experience in this area, but I have a unix-based device which can mount nfs shares and I would like to serve files to it. Is this possible ...
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Is it feasible to have home folder hosted with NFS?

I'm planning to deploy some kiosk computers and would like to leave them with a small pendrive as boot disk, keeping the rest at an easy to back up server, ala LTSP. Right now I'm pondering two ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of hard versus soft mounts in UNIX?

This question may vary between distros but, in general, what are the advantages/disadvantages of using a hard or soft mount in the UNIX world? Are there certain situations where one is more ...