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Old 05-16-2017, 04:41 AM   #1
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how to mount nfs shares and format disk

hi all,

im a newbie when it comes to freebsd (thought the commands would be the same as linux but not)

i have made a freebsd machine, got it up and running, now i want to mount remote nfs shares on it and format my sdb and use it as another hard drive

can anyone show me how to do it please

many thanks,

Old 05-24-2017, 06:59 PM   #3
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I'm not sure exactly what you want to do... you certainly don't want to reformat the drives mounted on NFS... I'm quite sure that's impossible.

If you reformat your disks, you'll lose your mount points so you'll have to reconfigure your NFS settings to remount them afterwards.


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