nfs in client mode (winxp => linux)

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Sep 1 04:16:00 GMT 2006 wrote:
> I see lots of past messages here about setting up NFS in server mode,
> but very little in the other direction.
> Going far enough back there was quite a long thread about SFU
> (Services for unix) but I haven't been able to get that NFS client to
> work.  In fact I can't even really do anything with ksh shell it
> provides.  Every command gets a tty error.
> So has anything changed since the release of SFU 3.5?  That has been a
> good while.  Is there still no cygwin NFS client for windows? 
> Sorry if this appears out of touch but I am studying all I can find
> here about this issue... just not finding recent information.

There is no Cygwin NFS client.  I don't know if there are other open
source ones out there.  I didn't find anything hopeful the last time
I looked.  If you want file-system access to Linux from Windows, you're
better off running a samba server on the Linux box.

Larry Hall                    
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