Can't see FreeBSD machine in Mac's Finder - Solved
chowse at charter.net
Wed Oct 19 05:47:23 PDT 2005
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> David Kelly wrote:
> | On Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 09:54:15AM -0500, Charles Howse wrote:
> |>Hello List,
> |>I have a PowerMac G5, named "larry", which the 'Sharing' tab in System
> |>Preferences tells me that other machines on the network can access as
> |>I have a FreeBSD 4.11 machine on the same subnet, named "moe" (no
> |>domain name), with NFS enabled.
> |>I can connect to the FreeBSD machine's share by using "Connect to
> |>Server" in OS X, but the machine doesn't show up in the Network pane
> |>of Finder.
> |>Can anyone point me to some resources where I can find a resolution to
> |>this? --
> | I think others are pointing you in the wrong direction. MacOS uses
> | Bonjour to discover local net resources. Believe this may have been
> | previously called Rendezvous.
> | http://developer.apple.com/networking/bonjour/
> | net/howl and net/mDNSResponder mention Bonjour specifically.
> Correct. You can use howl to advertise an NFS service that MacOS X will
> auto-discover. For example:
> mDNSPublish NFS _nfs._tcp 2049 "NFS Share"
I finally got it working. My error was not including "path=<path to share>"
when loading mDNSPublish.
Also customized this rc script to start publishing on boot.
Works fine on both computers, now.
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