AFP Client in FreeBSD

patrick gibblertron at
Thu Jun 11 01:20:16 UTC 2009

Oh, I don't know about 10.4. Looks easy enough in 10.5:

You could also use sshfs:

It would be a bit slower, but reliable.


On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 5:57 PM, Chris Maness<chris at> wrote:
> I tried mounting a mac box to my FreeBSD server a while back, but I
> think I was not able to get it to go RW.
> How do you set up NFS as a service in OSX 10.4?  That would be the
> best way as my backup scripts are already set up to do an NFS mount.
> Thanks,
> Chris
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 3:22 PM, patrick<gibblertron at> wrote:
>> Mac OS X supports NFS, so you could always mount your Mac on FreeBSD via NFS.
>> Patrick
>> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Chris Maness<chris at> wrote:
>>> Is there an AFP client for FreeBSD?  I have a mac with a gargantuan
>>> hard drive, and I would like to back up my FreeBSD server to it, and
>>> back up my mac to my FreeBSD server.  I have seen where FreeBSD can be
>>> an AFP server, but there is little information on the client.  Any
>>> suggestions?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Chris Maness
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