[Mageia-discuss] Setting up NFS shares with MCC -- fixing etc/fstab
Rama Space Ship
ramaspaceship at free.fr
Fri Oct 21 14:46:37 CEST 2011
> Just to make sure:
> * you have 2 computers and set shares on either a drive or file folder
> on computer #1
> * on computer #2, you then used MCC->Network Sharing ->Access NFS
> shared drives and directories and clicked on "Search servers"
> * the result of the "Search servers" found your computer #1 IP
> * you then clicked on the computer #1 IP which then showed your shared
> drive or folder
> * you then clicked on the shared folder and clicked "Mount point" on
> the bottom
> * a window appeared saying "Where do you want to mount
> "TheNameOfYourFolder" and it gave you the option of where to mount it.
> (I usually leave it at default "/mnt/TheNameOfYourFolder") and clicked OK
> * you then clicked "Mount" and you DID NOT GET A WINDOW SAYING
> "mounting partition .... failed"
> * you clicked on "Done"
> * a confirming window opened saying "Do you want to save the
> /etc/fstab modifications? and you clicked Yes
> If this worked every time, it would be awesome. I have found that it
> does not work. In my case I always get the warning window: "mounting
> partition .... failed" and I then have to modify the fstab by hand
> with the computer IP address.
If you add the <host name>/<IP address> mapping using the
MCC/Network/<Host definitions> and don't modify by hand the fstab file,
does it work or not?
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