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Old 04-23-2006, 05:45 PM   #1
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windoz drives via nfs

hi all!

i was wondering how to browse windoz drives ,

mounted on a remote machine via nfs.

Old 04-23-2006, 07:57 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Aljaber
hi all!

i was wondering how to browse windoz drives ,

mounted on a remote machine via nfs.

windows shares should be mounted via samba
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Actually, there are windows NFS servers and clients.

However, the question is vague but the OP could be asking how to view windows partitions on a dual boot PC in linux via NFS over the network on another linux PC.

You need to add the windows mount point to the /etc/exports file like
/mnt/windows client(ro) (where client is the hostname of the client PC)

Then mount the share like:
mount -t nfs host:/share /mnt/mountpoint
Old 04-24-2006, 02:16 PM   #4
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One more issue exists.
you need to install the ntfs driver rpm to access ntfs drives on mounting in redhat.
Don't know about other distros.

You can get those drivers from
Old 07-14-2006, 09:03 PM   #5
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I'm trying to do this exact thing, but having troubles.

When I run the command:

mount -t nfs host:/mnt/windows /mnt/netwin

It tells me that permission is denied. I think it's probably an issue with my fstab on the server. The appropriate line is currently:

/dev/hda2 /mnt/windows ntfs umask=0,nis=iso8859-1,ro 0 0

Thanks in advance,



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