Network File System (NFS) - a distributed file system protocol

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When booting with rootfs on NFS, where is the best place to put swap file?

I have 6 raspberry pi (model B) units on my home network and, following a tutorial (here: http://youresuchageek.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/raspberrypi-root-over-nfs-share.html?m=1), have configured them ...
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Mount NFS Folder share on RPi from a synology NAS

I would like to mount a NFS folder share from my Synology NAS on my RPi. So far, all my efforts have been unsucessful. I get stuck on : pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo mount -t nfs ...
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xbmc media library lost after system is rebooted

I'm running OpenELEC 4.0 with XBMC 14 on Raspberry Pi. I'm accessing the source via NFS which is shared (on my ubuntu server) as instructed on wiki: /media/Large/Series ...
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RPi LTSP Server DHCP Config File

I've been following this tutorial (http://cascadia.debian.net/trenza/Documentation/raspberrypi-ltsp-howto/) about setting up a raspbian ltsp and having RPi's connect as thin clients. I've got an amd64 ...
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Mount NFS directory at boot

I have a raspberry pi humming along happily. I'd like it to mount an NFS directory and so I've set up an /etc/fstab rule: 192.168.1.4:/media /mnt/media nfs rw,auto,hard,intr The directory ...
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Raspberry Pi doesn't display art or info for NFS shares

I have ensured all the settings are enabled and have even added the fan art images manually for a few movies to test, but the Raspberry Pi just views them as a file browser rather than movies. Has ...
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NFS root, mount speed

I'm wondering what can I do to speed up booting from NFS server (nfs root). I'm using Arch and there are no problem in booting over network, but still, it needs ~2 minutes to start booting and then ...
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NFS Server: Not starting: portmapper is not running

I'm attempting to set up my Raspberry Pi with Wheezy Raspbian 2013-02-09 as an NFS server (client will be Ubuntu 12.10). I have followed these instructions. I can't start the service and get the ...
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Can one mount an NFS directory at /

I tried following this Answer: How do I configure the Raspberry Pi to boot with an NFS root? But at some point smoke started to come out of my ears. All I want to do is move as many of my files off ...
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Appalling write speed using NFS

I've set up a NFS share on my Raspberry by installing @nfs-kernel-server@ and configuring the following export: /media/hdd 192.168.1.0/24(rw,async) I've mounted the share on a Ubuntu client using ...
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How can I connect to my RPi NFS server using version 4?

I've set my Raspberry Pi up as an NFS server, but I cannot connect to it with NFS version 4. However, version 3 works. From my Kubuntu 13.04 client: $ sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049,vers=4 ...
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NFS vs Samba shares

So I'm setting up a NAS server with my Raspberry-Pi, and I'm trying to figure out what type of file sharing I want to implement. Between NFS and Samba shares, I've read that NFS is faster than Samba, ...
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Why are my changes to cmdline.txt ignored?

I'm using a SD-card with raspian (with /boot-partition + the rootfs). I compiled my own kernel and now I would like to boot with nfsroot. I've added the following line into the cmdline.txt: ...
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How do I set up a windows NFS server to serve my media to RaspBMC [tutorial]

Following on from my woes at trying to use Samba to share media from my windows machine (SMB performance issues on Raspbmc) i thought i'd try (and share) my knowledge of getting my Windows XP Pro ...