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RE: nfs-server 2.2.47-2
- From: "Robb, Sam" <sam dot robb at timesys dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 11:06:00 -0500
- Subject: RE: nfs-server 2.2.47-2
> I don't know if I am sending this info correctly(I
> am new to cygwin, and web page doesn'r explain how
> to post message)
Email? In any case, the web page is certainly
clear that cygwin-apps (which you cross-posted
this message to) is not the appropriate forum
for this question.
> I read your note about nfs-server, and i did as
> mkdir /mnt/nfs
> mount H:/nfs /mnt/nfs
Whose note are you refering to?
If you were running these commands under Cygwin,
then you did nothing at all with nfs-server.
You created a directory named /mnt/nfs under the
Cygwin root, and then directed Cygwin to mount
the Windows directory H:/nfs at /mnt/nfs.
> Now all works as You said with small exception:
> share on remote machine is not H:/nfs but /mnt/nfs.
Assuming you exported /mnt/nfs via nfs-server, this
is to be expected. NFS doesn't understand Windows
> This is not what You wanted I think.
> I tried with mount //mycomputer/nfs /mnt/nfs.
> It doesn't work becase remote party is not
> able to browse directories nor I am able to
> chmod on server side.
> I also notice that neither of my mounts are
> visible through "ls /" command, although ls
> /home works
I'm unclear as to what you are trying to
accomplish (or, rather, *how* you are trying
to accomplish it). There is no NFS client
for Cygwin; so if you are trying to export
a directory from a Cygwin box, and mount it
on another Cygwin box, that won't work at
If you're looking for assistance, please respond
your /etc/exports file, and a description of
how you are trying to mount the exports on your
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