OSX and Freebsd : what could be a good setup

Alex (ander Sendzimir) xela at battleface.com
Fri Apr 2 08:57:59 PST 2004


Sven,

I have PowerBook G4 running OS X 10.3.3 and a dual AMD Athlon system 
running FBSD 4.9-STABLE. I regularly mount partitions via NFS between 
these machines without a problem. With permissions set properly 
drag-n-drop works great.

Alex


On Apr 2, 2004, at 4:23 AM, Panna wrote:

> I've purchased a new emac with OSX 10.3.
> It's soon to arrive and so I'm thinking about a good way of 
> interacting the emac - which will be my main desktop - with my 5.2.1 
> server.
> Until now I used a windows laptop with xp and the files where shared 
> with samba.
> So I thought that using an unixoid os would bring some advantages :-)
> I think that I'll use hfs+ on the emac.
> I've read about the hfs and hfs+ port but I doesn't want to take a 
> risk.
>
> The freebsd server should act as mail and news-server and also as file 
> server.
> Do I have to put the data on a fat32-slice?
> If I setup a nfs-mount on the freebsd server and copy data from OSX to 
> it, is the data readable from Freebsd without the hfs port?
>
> You see I'm in a state of confusion..
>
>
> Thanks in advance.
> Sven Hohage
>
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