Is NFS still broken in FreeBSD?
julien at perdition.city
Fri Aug 9 09:21:52 UTC 2019
On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 01:46:27AM +0200, hw wrote:
> according to , NFS in FreeBSD is broken, and I'm wondering if it
> still is.
define "broken"? NFS is used in production here for years and works like
a charm. The only annoying issue was PR 205193 (as we use jails
extensively), but it has now been fixed.
> I need to export some directories rw and some ro with an /etc/exports
> like this:
> /b/tftpboot/FreeBSD/install -ro -maproot=root
this is not a valid /etc/exports file, check man 5 exports
> The "default" directory needs to be exported read-write. That seems to
> be impossible with FreeBSD --- if that is really so, NFS is totally
> broken in FreeBSD. To make it more strange, it worked as intended until
> I restarted the server. NFS v4 doesn't seem to work at all.
use something like:
V4: /someroot -sec=sys
/someroot/default -rw -network somehost -mask somenetmask
> This has cost me a whole day now :(
also, for a NFS V4 only server/client you could set:
> : https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/nfs-exports.35966/
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