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Old 11-16-2004, 02:42 PM   #1
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NFS server questions


http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...NFS-HOWTO.html

But i'm still not sure of some things though,

exactly what is the difference between async and sync?

and why do i use 'portmap:ALL' in hosts.deny? Can you tell me alittle more about portmap or where i can read some so i can understand it fully.

Btw, first my mounting was very very slow on the client machine, then i started portmap on the client machine and it worked fine, why is that?

Thx in advance ..

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Old 11-17-2004, 02:49 AM   #2
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you want the sync option, async breaks the NFS convention, and portmap is required to mount nfs shares
 
  


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