Friday, August 18, 2006

nfs simplified

(abridged from
For the server

1.emerge nfs-utils
2.edit /etc/exports

/opt/svnrepos vsdc1.vital.local(async,no_subtree_check,ro),no_subtree_check,rw)

exportfs -ra
/etc/init.d/nfs reload

For the client

ensure that portmap is running (and added as default via rc-update)
then mount ala:

mount vssvn:/var/lib/trac ./vssvn_trac/

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

lspci is your friend

when looking up your NIC, easiest to emerge pciutils and then figure out the chipset