Can't see FreeBSD machine in Mac's Finder

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Tue Oct 18 03:30:05 PDT 2005

>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-freebsd-questions at
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Chad
>Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
>Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 10:57 PM
>To: questions questions
>Subject: Re: Can't see FreeBSD machine in Mac's Finder
>On Oct 17, 2005, at 10:19 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> You have to run netatalk and howl, both are in the ports.  Then your
>> FreeBSD machine will show in Finder like any other Mac server.
>You only need to run netatalk if you want to offer afp shares from
>FreeBSD.  If you just want nfs then the howl thing should get it to
>show in the finder.

Right, but a lot of Mac files still use that awful resource/data fork
that some idiot at Apple dreamed up and that isn't supported under NFS
that I'm aware.


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