Share NTFS drive over NFS

Scott Ballantyne sdb at
Tue Nov 5 19:47:25 UTC 2013

> Wtih my export file /etc/exports:
> /home/
> NFS loads with success the share, but when I try to use following entry:
> /home/juris/piltuve
> in the /var/log/messages I get:
> Nov  5 20:27:03 station mountd[847]: can't export /home/juris/piltuve/
> Nov  5 20:27:03 station mountd[847]: bad exports list line
> /home/juris/piltuve/
> I suspect it is because I have mounted NTFS on /home/juris/piltuve like
> this in /etc/fstab/
> /dev/ada0s5     /home/juris/piltuve/    ntfs
>  rw,mountprog=/usr/local/bin/ntfs
> With this I am stuck now. In the forums I read similar problem but also not
> solved:
> Permissions on /home/ and /home/juris/piltuve/ are equal

I've found that those errors are not reliable. I have exported
filesystems right now that give those errors, but work just fine. I
suggest you try to mount the filesystems on the clients to check for

For NTFS filesystems, I find FUSEFS helps tremendously.

sdb at

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