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Old 11-30-2003, 10:48 AM   #1
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Using MacOSX to connect to Linux


How can I do that? Using NFS or Samba....and anyone have done this yet?
 
Old 11-30-2003, 11:33 AM   #2
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i think macos has nfs capabilities, but you can also download netatalk:
http://netatalk.sourceforge.net/
and set up the linux box to run appletalk, although you might have to recompile your kernel to support the protocol as well...
 
Old 01-09-2004, 02:27 PM   #3
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Re: Using MacOSX to connect to Linux

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How can I do that? Using NFS or Samba....and anyone have done this yet?
Too bad you don't mention the distro you're using in your profile, but like frieza said, use netatalk. Except I'd install RPM your distro's equivalent.

There are problems with using Samba for OS X clients. I'd like to try using nfs myself. Lemme know how it went if you ever try it.
 
Old 08-23-2004, 08:58 PM   #4
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I just got my Linux server set up a few days ago for a Mac network (all running OSX 1.3.5). I had lots of trouble with netatalk dealing with long file names & case sensitivity. I couldn't get nfs working at all - when I try to mount an NFS share on the Mac, I get an error "incorrect username or password". Finally I tried Samba and everything works perfectly. I have no trouble with long file names & no more case sensitivity headaches.

I'm using Libranet 2.8.1 with a reiserfs file system.

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Old 12-16-2004, 01:38 PM   #5
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to mount linux nfs share on OS X Mac, you need one of two things:
export the share as insecure on the Linux box, e.g.

/home 192.168.1.0/24(rw,insecure)

or use the resvport and possibly nfsvers=2 options on the OS X box, e.g.

mount -t nfs -o nfsvers=2,resvport 192.168.1.1:/home /Volumes/linux_home

The first option is less secure, but allows you to use OS X Finder's Go/Connect to Server menu with address like "nfs://192.168.1.1/home". I haven't figured out yet how to pass options to "Connect to Server".
 
Old 02-10-2005, 05:18 PM   #6
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I'm having a different problem with Netatalk. I'm trying to have the Mac clients connect to the Linux server (Suse 9.2 Pro) and it connects just fine. The problem comes when I try transferring large files. When I transfer a file 90+ MB, the Mac client will get kicked off and freeze up. It has happened to me many times and I don't know what the problem is. The Mac clients are OSX. I'm totally desperate for help here! Please anyone help!
 
  


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