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

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:27:44 +0200
Am Donnerstag, 24. September 2015 schrieb Gene Heskett:
> 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

Hi Gene!

SSHFS is just like any other filesystem, so mc has no problems with that. But may I ask, what you do with sshmenu? Usally I just mount remote directories like that:

sshfs nik@somehost:/just/the/path /where/i/want/it

and unmount:

fusermount -u /where/i/want/it

Nik

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