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OSX NFS

Posted on 2007.01.17 at 23:03
Current Location: 63114
Current Music: Harry Gregson-Williams - Kingdom of Heaven
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OSX 10.4 Tiger is not an ideal operating system in which to run an NFS server. Well, at least not yet. I suppose that I'll continue to try and find the /exports syntax (or whatever it is this ex-BSD platform uses) but in the meantime, I did find a step-by-step guide which had me bring up, of all things, a GUI.

*le sigh*

The GUI was more difficult to understand than any command line I've used (outside of, let's say AIX *eyeroll*) and in the end I would NOT have been able to accomplish this task without the HOWTO. Either way, bask upon what you would assume would be an easy task -

On my Solaris box:
[root@quark: /]# df -k
Filesystem            kbytes    used   avail capacity  Mounted on
/dev/md/dsk/d0       33919014 11382953 22196871    34%    /
/proc                      0       0       0     0%    /proc
mnttab                     0       0       0     0%    /etc/mnttab
fd                         0       0       0     0%    /dev/fd
swap                 2506288      24 2506264     1%    /var/run
BorgQueen:/Volumes/iTunes
                     156144848 50469280 105675568    33%    /iTunes

On my mac:
BorgQueen:/ ehowton$ showmount -e
Exports list on localhost:
/Volumes/iTunes                    192.168.1.73 192.168.1.73


So using my Ampache PHP app, I add a new 'catalog' as a local filesystem pointing to my new NFS mount - it sees it, but not the 1251 directories underneath it. Hmmmm. I input the following three words into my Google search: ampache itunes NFS. Guess what the first hit is? My Xanga cross-post blog entry from last week! This could be a long, hard battle.

An Ampache thread in the FAQ validates my claim of NFS issues.




Anyone know what the unscrambled word for a moth's eye-spots are using the letters 'CCELIRS?' C'mon, I know there's some budding entomologists out there. I couldn't find any reference, and this is supposed to be at a 3rd grade level...

Comments:


drax0r
drax0r at 2007-01-18 05:18 (UTC) (Link)
Circle.
ehowton
ehowton at 2007-01-18 07:00 (UTC) (Link)
Occam's razor. *palm-to-face*
Tomas Gallucci
schpydurx at 2007-11-25 05:41 (UTC) (Link)
Actually, the answer is circles as there was an "s" in the original problem.
ehowton
ehowton at 2007-11-25 16:18 (UTC) (Link)
He's smarter than a first-grader! Unfortunately, its easy to pick apart his answer once its been given. That one was too tough for me to come up with.
Tomas Gallucci
schpydurx at 2007-11-25 16:27 (UTC) (Link)
And now we go live to Are You Smarter then a Fifth Grader?
drax0r
drax0r at 2007-01-18 05:21 (UTC) (Link)
ehowton
ehowton at 2007-01-18 07:03 (UTC) (Link)
Thanks, that's perfect!
Tomas Gallucci
schpydurx at 2007-01-18 17:05 (UTC) (Link)
this is why, little buddy, you should never leave this blog all together, even if are to be a father.
prog_guy69
prog_guy69 at 2007-01-18 12:41 (UTC) (Link)
I have no idea what any of this means. On a separate note, how's the house after the tree incident?
ehowton
ehowton at 2007-01-18 14:39 (UTC) (Link)
Good thanks. It's been tarped since Tuesday morning and Saturday the adjuster's coming out. Should be all downhill from here.
Tomas Gallucci
schpydurx at 2007-01-19 02:13 (UTC) (Link)
Comment on drax0r's site that needs your input as well: link
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