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Re: [trinity-users] Where do I find the most expert nfs help?

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 05:18:52 -0400
On Thursday 24 September 2015 03:03:10 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:

> > > > Subject says it all. I need to find the experts.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> > >
> > >  I use my local Linux User Group, full service.
> >
> > My local linux user group. Chuckle. I am 1 of a group of 3.  Not too
> > many linux users in these here parts.  I am quite likely 100 miles
> > from the nearest "user group" that numbers 10 or more.
> >
> > > I use nfs on my local network, it just works so I am far from an
> > > expert. I export my "/home/<user>" dir and manually mount , cli,
> > > on the clients.
> > >
> > > Debian stable.
> >
> > Debian Wheezy.  With TDE.
> >
> > Cheers, Gene Heskett
>
> Hi Gene!
>
> I dropped NFS on linux ages ago, due to simillar issues as you
> describe. Now I use SSHFS and haven't had any issues since then. So,
> what about using SSHFS instead of NFS?
>
> Nik

Never heard of it till now.  So I installed it, along with sshmenu which 
pulled in a dozen other rubyish packages.

Silly Q though, does mc understand sshfs?  Or do I need to find a new 2 
pane file manager that does understand it?

One thing's for sure, NFS, even V4 is old enough to have bit rot.

Thanks Nik.  Off to read some man pages.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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