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Old 09-28-2013, 01:43 PM   #1
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atalk/netatalk/afp: linux as time capsule / mac backup

I have kernel 2.6.18-308.1.1.el5 (CentOS 5.9) and netatalk-2.0.5-4.el5. I've defined the following (a very minimal configuration):


/opt/backups/fecha "TimeCapsuleMogwai" cnidscheme:dbd options:usedots,upriv,tm allow:zeek




- -tcp -noddp -uamlist -nosavepassword

I'm able to authenticate against afp://mogwai, mount TimeCapsuleMogwai, and read and write files and directories to this. HOWEVER, when I try to connect this to Time Machine (OS X 10.7.5) I don't see the disk. I think it has something to do with these warnings when I start /etc/init.d/atalk

Starting AppleTalk services: 
  Starting atalkd:socket: Address family not supported by protocol
socket: Address family not supported by protocol
atalkd: can't get interfaces, exiting.
  Registering mogwai:Workstation:                          [FAILED]
  Registering mogwai:netatalk:                             [FAILED]
  Starting cnid_metad:                                     [  OK  ]
  Starting afpd:                                           [  OK  ]
Here are the logs:

Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: Registering CNID module [last]
Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: Registering CNID module [cdb]
Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: Registering CNID module [dbd]
Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: ASIP started on (2.0.5)
Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: uam: loaded
Sep 28 11:42:14 mogwai afpd[4728]: uam: "DHX2" available
Old 09-29-2013, 06:04 AM   #2
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This a very helpful guide for linux afp server:


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