Subject: Re: mounting 9P file services
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
From: Antti Kantee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/25/2007 21:48:48
On Wed Apr 25 2007 at 11:10:33 -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 10:21:36AM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 04:10:09PM +0300, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > > Hi (again),
> > >
> > > The past weekend support for mounting 9P file servers using puffs was
> > > added. To access them, do the normal puffs build tricks and then run:
> > > mount_9p <user> <server address> <mountpoint>
> > >
> > > If you do not have a 9P file share to play around with, you can opt
> > > to run u9fs on NetBSD. First get the u9fs server from
> > > <http://sourceforge.net/projects/v9fs/>.
> > To make things easier for people, u9fs has been added to pkgsrc:
> > pkgsrc/filesystems/u9fs
> So what exactly is v9fs? I took a quick look at the webpage, but
> it wasn't very clear. (resource sharing? huh?)
v9fs is the linux vfs client implementation for 9P.
u9fs is a 9P server which runs as a user process on unix and serves
files using the 9P protocol.
mount_9p is a 9P client for NetBSD+puffs.
see e.g. here for more info on 9P:
Antti Kantee <email@example.com> Of course he runs NetBSD
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