Subject: Re: NetBSD NSF server with OS X NFS clients
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Hauke Fath <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/14/2007 10:46:48
At 14:31 Uhr +0300 13.09.2007, Jukka Marin wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 01:00:55PM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
>>  Depending on how much you actually rely on genuine NFS properties,
>>  you may be happier with Netatalk. I don't know when I last mounted an
>>  NFS share on my PowerBook...
>Hmm, I'll take a look at that - but one of the NFS servers is a Dreambox
>digi-tv tuner and it doesn't support Netatalk ATM (I think).
>NFS is not perfect, but I have been using it since NetBSD 0.9c or
>something like that and... ;-)

Well, there are two aspects to my recommendation: Netatalk can 
character encoding in paths and file names, and the Mac will take a 
disconnect of an Appletalk volume easier than that of an NFS volume. 
There's a gui for mounting shares, too.

What do you use for syncing up user and group ids, btw?


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