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

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OMV: Unit proc-fs-nfsd.mount has failed

I've flashed an OMV (openmediavault) image on an SD-card and fired up my R-Pi. I've created a share and would like to export it via NFS. When enabling the NFS-server it fails. I did some digging in ...
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Can't mount Raspberry Pi NFS Server

I am trying to set up my pi3 running raspbian as an NFS server. I've followed these instructions: http://www.htpcguides.com/configure-nfs-server-and-nfs-client-raspberry-pi/ In /etc/exports I have ...
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Cannot see files from DSM I made with Transmission on NFS share on Synology NAS

I installed Tranmission on my Pi3 today, mainly following this post: Permission problems with Transmission. I finally got it working I thought, but now I ran into something weird. From the Pi3 side ...
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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: dwc_otg....
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Cannot automatically mount NFS share to Raspberry Pi

I am having a problem with mounting an NFS share from my Western Digital server to my Raspberry Pi. As a relatively inexperienced Raspberry user, I solicited help from several collaborators and ...
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Loading root file system from NFS

I managed to simulate a Cluster HAT like environment with a Linux machine. I launched rpiboot with the modified config.txt, cmdline.txt and initramfs (which is missing from the original setup but is ...
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PXE - reboot if nfs root fail

I have a full working PXE server and multiple Raspberry Pi 3b+ running on read only. My problem come from an issue we can face anytime, a connection loss. If we lose connection with the NFS server, ...
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nfs-kernel-server does not start after reboot

After installing the nfs server it does not run. After manually sztarting the rpcbind and nfs-kernel-server service everything works fine, but after a reboot it is again not running.
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NFS share won't mount on boot, but will manually

OK - this is frustrating...there are lots of messages on this board and others with the same problem, yet none of the solutions provided seem to work in my case. I'm using a Pi-3, with a fresh ...
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sqlite gigabyte database on RPi3B+ [closed]

I need r/w access to a sqlite database of several GBytes. Putting it on the SD card is out of the question as the writing would wear out the SD too quickly. This is why I was thinking of network file ...
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Installing NFS in Raspbian

I read a lot of articles and it seems it should be pretty simple to install NFS in Raspbian. Just installed the three packages rpcbind nfs-common nfs-kernel-server and I'm getting this error: Oct 4 ...
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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 192.168.0.100:/volumes1/...
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How to increase NFS clients beyond 16

I increased my cluster from 16 to 20 machines. One issue which has come up is that I cannot connect more that 16 machines as NFS clients to the raspberry pi nfs server. The nfs server machine runs ...
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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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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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Debian Jessie with NFS root stalls on startup

I am running Debian Jessie (Raspbian Jessie Lite) on my RPi model B. Previously with Wheezy I had great success booting with root filesystem mounted over NFS, but now it stalls on startup. I am ...
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nfsroot boot fails - nfs server reports the request

I have a raspberry pi model b+ that I am attempting to boot with a root on an nfs share. The pi takes an ip address from dhcp, and makes request to my nfs server for the root share. The server reports ...
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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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Permission denied when mounting NFS drive from Pi 3 to Mac

I'm trying to share a drive mounted to my Raspberry Pi with my Mac using NFS. The drive is formatted HFS+ so that I can still use it with my mac if need be. I set up the NFS server on my pi using ...
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Install NFS server

On my Raspberry I try to install NFS like following: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get install nfs-common nfs-kernel-server The last command returns: Reading package lists....
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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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Is it OK to install Jessie Lite on a Raspberry 1 model B?

My problems started when I used it as a master node in a cluster with 3 more Pi2B as slaves. Nfs4 did not run because of the portmap issue and then I could not install openjdk7 because of the packages ...
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Abmysal NFS read performance RPi2

Im having a hard time pinpointing why my RPi2 have such a terrible NFS read performance. Background: Using openelec or Libreelec i cannot read large BD-rips file structures without having heavy ...
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NFS mount at boot with autofs on Raspbian Jessie

I'm trying to configure my RPi to use autofs to mount at boot a NFS share from my QNAP NAS. The manual mount with mount -v -t nfs server://share /mnt/share works and also the autofs service works ...
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Mounting using Autofs needs to reboot Nfs-server after rebooting the server

I have 2 RPis3 and nfs server 4, i used this tutorial for Autofs http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduce-overhead-due-to-network-drive-on-Raspberry-/?ALLSTEPS And it works but after restarting the ...
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NFS transfer speed Raspberry Pi 2 vs 3

I'm using an Raspberry Pi2 Model B as a NFS file server in my LAN. If I copy a 3.3 GB image file with "rsync -av" from an encrypted drive on my laptop to an encrypted USB drive on my Pi2 I get a ...
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How much of core is used for nfs transfer

So I am debating on whether or not to use my one core or quad core pi as the nfs root for my pi cluster. I do not know much about nfs and am wondering if the amount of cores matter. I appreciate any ...
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Can't see video files in NFS Share (haneWIN)

Running OSMC RC3 on RPi2. Just set up NFS server using haneWIN and the instructions here (http://forum.osmc.tv/showthread.php?tid=6285). I can see the shared folder and subfolders, but I do not see ...
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OMXPlayer not exiting after playing mp3

I suddenly ran into this problem. My default OMXPlayer is not exiting ("hanging") after playing a .mp3 from the command line. The only way to exit is Ctrl Z, so I can't use any sort of loop function ...
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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 booted Pi hangs if booting while the server is not ready

I'm NFS booting a Pi and using DHCP IP assignment wonderfully well. I've noticed that in the event of a power outage or other situation that interrupts the connection to the server, the Pi freezes ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...