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Re: mount nfs ?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:06:11 +0100
- Subject: Re: mount nfs ?
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On Jan 26 12:56, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I would like to mount a remote directory in cygwin. When I issue a
> command like this
> mount <ip-address>:<somepath> /cygdrive/d/<directory>
> it allways tells me
> mount: /cygdrive/d/<directory>: Invalid argument.
> What's wrong here? Is it even possible with cygwin to mount nfs-directories?
Not with Cygwin alone. You need OS support for NFS drives, which
you can get by using Microsoft's SFU ("Services for Unix") tools.
Other than that I'd suggest to install and use a Samba server on
the remote machine, which allows to use the remote drives with
a stock Windows system.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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