(2013-11-25 04:18)nmirza Wrote:
(2013-11-25 00:32)jhonny30 Wrote: So if i understand correctly, it would be ennough to connect to my nas using the NFSs:// command wihout changing anything on my mini?
Or do i need to enter some other commands?
Because i cannot seem to connect to my nas like this (says something like the file server does not allow additional users to log on. Try again later)
When i use cifs:// it is working (read somewhere that this could be a workaround the smb bug)!!
Nfs:// also doesnt work for me. Like i said, i tries for days on end since when i was setting this nas up my original intention was to use nfs not smb.
As for cifs:// i tried this aswell as i read some article about it. But nothing changes. Same stuttering.
Just putting NFS:// doesn't work for me either. Frankly, SMB:// doesn't work for me. Why? It's because they're not complete addresses. It has no idea what machine on the network you're trying to access, let alone which folder. When I put NFS://local.server, it STILL doesn't work (local.server is what OSX Server originally named my machine and I just left it) because I don't have permission to access root (it just says I don't have permission and doesn't explain more than that). Any web site where you attempt to access directories you KNOW are there but are not accessible to regular internet users will give "forbidden" errors. It's just the way the system works AFAIK. You'd think NFS:// would get OSX to do some ZeroConf (aka Bonjour) scan or something, but it doesn't. XBMC, on the other hand, has no trouble seeing the NFS shares with ZeroConf.
So as I said above, you MUST include the actual full PATH to the shares. My own Linux install is hopelessly out of date as I haven't booted into it for literally years here (it was Mandriva 2009) and I can't seem to get its software updated now as all the repository links are giving errors and I don't have the NFS server installed so I can't test it offhand. But it shouldn't matter so long as your Linux NFS shares are set up correctly. So, if your Linux Server machine's name was let's say "ServerLX" and its IP address on your local network is say 192.168.1.5 and the exports file has access to media drives/folders at location /mnt/MediaDrive1 (say it's an external hard drive with tons of media folders within it) and /home/JackLemon/LocalMedia which is just a local folder for the user named "JackLemon" where he puts some temporary videos he's downloaded and isn't sure if he wants them on the archive drive or you have multiple users or whatever, THIS is how you'd access them from OSX. (Note that you'd need -Alldirs in the exports file to access folders within folders, etc.)
Go to Finder and select "GO" from the menu bar. Put this in the box that comes up:
For everything on MediaDrive1 either of these will work:
To access the JackLemmon user's "LocalMedia" folder it would be either:
Those will bring up those drives/folders in Finder and you can then browse around any sub-folders, etc. and/or add them as a favorite bookmark.
The same is true for using OSX as a server machine for NFS as I'm doing for XBMC devices and my laptops around the house to access my 3TB Media drives. It's set up exactly the same as a Linux NFS setup and accessed the same way (directories assigned might vary by distribution or something, but the basic setup should be the same).
Those shares might be located in OSX in NFS://ServerName/Volumes/MediaDrive1
instead (I can verify for certain these work here as I have it set up on OSX).
Now there might be some nifty way I don't know about to give those directories a simpler shortcut name link (I really haven't played around with it that much since I only need XBMC to read these shares and once set I don't have to touch it again unless I add another drive), but that's how I access my basic media with NFS and I've verified my Macbook Pro can read those shared NFS directories from its Finder without configuring ANYTHING on that machine. It just works (as long as the full address is given). To create an NFS server share, you have to follow the directions links above in the Wiki which involves three basic steps (-N added so XBMC can access without running root; an exports file with the drive locations to share and starting the server with "sudo nfsd start" (stop turns it back off which you need to restart if adding new directories, etc. later). That's pretty much all I needed to get my system up and running. On XBMC, I could just select ZeroConf to get to the NFS shares very easily without having to type anything in. There's probably some way to do that in OSX itself, but I'm not sure what it is offhand.