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Old 01-20-2005, 09:48 PM   #1
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How do I mount a Network Drive

I have Suse 9.2 running on my desktop and mandrake 10.1 running in my garage as a file server. I want to mount a folder on my server as a drive on my suse computer. I am a noob so newbie speak is much appreciated!
Old 01-21-2005, 09:17 AM   #2
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lets say you want to export /myexports directory from mandrake1 machine to suse1 machine. with read write permissions
on the madrake machine as root
/usr/sbin/exportfs -o rw suse1:/myexports
on the suse machine
# to check if the directory is exported
/usr/sbin/showmount -e mandrake1

# to mount
mount -t nfs suse1:/myexports /mnt/mandrake

check the man pages of exportfs , mount , exports for more details

another way to do it is using automount (so that you dont have to mount each and every time)


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