Mac and Linux compatibility
lgrover at zoominternet.net
Sun Sep 4 14:32:28 UTC 2005
Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> Larry Grover wrote:
>>I know this, I've tried this, and I've never gotten it to work properly.
>>Here's what I've tried:
>>(1) On the linux (ubuntu) server (192.168.1.101), export my home
>>directory. In /etc/exports:
>>My username is grover, my uid is 1000 and my gid is 1000.
>>(2) On the OSX client, mount the nfs share using the "finder":
>>Go->Connect to Server
>>select "Favorite Server": nfs://192.168.1.101/home/grover
>>After mouning the nfs share I have access to shared files from the
>>command line (terminal), but not from the "finder" (the OSX file
>>browser), when I try to access the mounted shared in the finder I get a
>>pop-up window with an error message indicating that I do not have
>>sufficient access privileges.
>>So my nfs-exported home directory is accessible on OSX from the command
>>line but not from the gui. This is kind of interesting, and really
>>weird, but not very useful.
> Weird. With map file, it does work fine here (Network -> Servers ->
> server name -> share)
> In my /etc/exports:
> # MacOS X (need map)
> /nfs/server \
> and /etc/nfs/osx.map:
> uid 0 0
> uid 1-99 -
> uid 65534 10000
> gid 0 0
> gid 1-49 -
> gid 80 100
> gid 70 1003
> gid 65534 10000
> ie: I map the user's OSX gid (70) to their Linux gid (1003) and I don't
> worry about the UID, as these are shared folders only.
> Note that you can't use nfs-kernel-server when using map_static, but
> need nfs-user-server.
I've never tried the user space nfs server, but I plan to now.
Thanks for the idea.
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