The below command will install with the default
USE flags of
emerge --ask nfs-utils
If you don’t know or can remember the name of your NFS shared drives, you can use the below command to list the exports.
storm ~ # showmount -e "192.168.111.200" Export list for 192.168.111.200: /personal shared /Web /Usb /Recordings /Public /Network Recycle Bin 1 /Multimedia /Download storm ~ #
I want to connect to “
/personal shared“, but note the space in the share name.
mount -t nfs "192.168.111.200:/personal shared" ~/nfs/
To mount a share like this you will need to encase it in double quotes.
If you get a message like this…
mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking. mount.nfs: Either use '-o nolock' to keep locks local, or start statd. mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option was specified
…you need to start the
storm ~ # /etc/init.d/rpc.statd start * Caching service dependencies ... [ ok ] * Starting rpcbind ... [ ok ] * Starting NFS statd ... [ ok ] storm ~ #
To make this change permanent, you need to add
statd and other NFS related daemons to the default runlevel.
rc-update add nfsmount default
You should not be able to run the above
mount command even after a reboot. To un-mount.
umount -v ~/nfs
Now to auto-mount, provided
nfsmount is on the default runlevel, you just need to add an entry to your
192.168.111.200:personal\040shared /root/nfs nfs rw,_netdev,auto,sync 0 0
\040\ where the space should be in “
personal shared“. Using double quotes or the like does not appear to work in
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