[clug] Super Dumb question. Network filesystems: NFS, CIFS and ???
voltagex at voltagex.org
Sat Apr 24 02:36:16 MDT 2010
SSHFS is great until you try to use it on smaller, less powerful devices
like my SheevaPlug - the transfers become CPU bound.
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Carlo Hamalainen <
carlo.hamalainen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 2:29 PM, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>
> > In this world of metadata and interesting filesystems, I thought there
> > might be new ones in relatively common use I was missing.
> > Wikipedia has a Category for Network File Systems:
> > <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Network_file_systems>
> > Sort of comments I was after:
> > a) "I use XXX in production systems", and
> > b) "I've seen/used YYY in research, home, small-scale"
> At home I tried to set up NFS to serve up a 1Tb drive (torrents,
> backups, etc) but issues with mapping gid/uids annoyed me. Now I use
> sshfs. I have an alias:
> alias mountbobcat='sshfs carlo at 192.168.1.70:/ /bobcat/'
> My partner has the same alias, and by copying her ssh key to the
> server, logging in is quick and easy and on her laptop/username the
> files appear to her as if she owned them.
> It's fast enough to stream an AVI file over our wireless network.
> Carlo Hamalainen
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