OSX NFS-Server && FreeBSD NFS Client
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Jan 7 15:52:42 PST 2008
On Jan 2, 2008, at 10:50 PM, Konrad Heuer wrote:
> I observe a serious problem with NFS exports from a Mac OS X 10.4
> server to FreeBSD 6.2 NFS clients (itself running on DELL PowerEdge
> 2850 server hardware).
> We use the StorNext distributed file system in which FreeBSD cannot
> participate straightly (sorry to say). But OS X can do using the
> XSAN software from Apple, so we integrated the OS X server into the
> StorNext environment.
> We want OS X to NFS export the filesystems to FreeBSD clients, which
> by itself for example act as SMB servers using Samba 3.0.x.
You really don't want to export a filesystem which itself is being
mounted remotely. If you want to provide SMB filesharing for these
files, run Samba on the OS X machine(s) directly.
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