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Old 05-29-2006, 05:19 AM   #1
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What is root over NFS


Can any one tell, what exactly is root over nfs ? I searched in google, but i am not getting what is. Can any please help me out.

Thank you,
RaghuNi
 
Old 05-29-2006, 05:58 AM   #2
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What is the context of your question?

Do you mean connecting to "/" on another machine?
 
Old 05-29-2006, 06:29 AM   #3
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Actually i am not getting what exactly it is.
What exaclty they are tryng to do in the following urls:

http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO...her-HOWTO.html
http://x.mame.net/hans/nfsroot-1.html
 
Old 05-29-2006, 06:47 AM   #4
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NFS is a way to access a filesystem over a network. Root over NFS is simply have your root filesystem on another machine, network booting is the laymans term for it.
 
Old 05-29-2006, 06:49 AM   #5
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Looks to me as if they are sharing the root directory t oallow simplified workstation configuration by configuring one central setup that is used by those workstations (as described in the second link you gave)
 
  


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