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Old 01-24-2011, 05:18 AM   #1
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What are NFS and autofs?


I was, in the past one day, trying to find out how to use NFS, and upon Googling, found a page with lots of autofs stuff on it.

So I wanna know: NFS is the thing that lets you mount remote drives and make it available to *your* filesystem, right?
And autofs is the thing that, when that particular directory is accessed, does the NFS mounting automatically? (this is truly awesome!)
Can anyone confirm this?


Thx.
 
Old 01-24-2011, 05:23 AM   #2
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Yes that's ONE of the things that autofs does. No it's not awesome, it's just some software.
 
Old 01-24-2011, 09:00 PM   #3
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