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

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How to U-Boot for Arch linux over NAS?

I want to use u-boot my Arch linux including the kernel from the NAS via NFS (or TFTP if it requires). I have installed Arch before and I understand kernel.img, I have read this link about U-Boot ...
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Users and permissions on a Raspi which is both a home and an owncloud server [closed]

I'm a long time Linux desktop user but a total newbie in servers and security. Now I want to set up a Raspi (running Raspbian) to act as a CUPS print server, an NFS file server and backup storage, an ...
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Unmount NFS shared drive without stopping nfs-kernel-server

I have a setup in which I have a Raspberry Pi B+ with Raspbian as file server, sharing a 5 disk usb rack. I don't whant the rack to be on all the time, so I turn it on when I'm going to use it and ...
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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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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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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 ...