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=Do I need to install a new kernel?=
 
=Do I need to install a new kernel?=
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No you don't.<br>
 
No you don't.<br>
At least with firmware 1.36, Buffalo already built the kernel with NFSD support enabled.<br>
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At least with firmware 1.36, Buffalo already built the kernel with NFSD (NFS version 3) support enabled.
  
 
=What is missing?=
 
=What is missing?=
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The "only" missing stuff are the nfs_utils.<br>
 
The "only" missing stuff are the nfs_utils.<br>
 
Unfortunately the optware feed for the LS-VL does not contain the complete nfs_utils due to build problems.<br>
 
Unfortunately the optware feed for the LS-VL does not contain the complete nfs_utils due to build problems.<br>
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=What do you have to do?=
 
=What do you have to do?=
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Download this tarball to the share "share":
 
Download this tarball to the share "share":
 
   http://downloads.buffalo.nas-central.org/Users/kenatonline/NFSKernel/nfstools.tar.gz
 
   http://downloads.buffalo.nas-central.org/Users/kenatonline/NFSKernel/nfstools.tar.gz

Revision as of 10:36, 21 August 2011

Do I need to install a new kernel?

No you don't.
At least with firmware 1.36, Buffalo already built the kernel with NFSD (NFS version 3) support enabled.

What is missing?

The "only" missing stuff are the nfs_utils.
Unfortunately the optware feed for the LS-VL does not contain the complete nfs_utils due to build problems.
Serendipitously (I always wanted to use this word ;-) ) I built the necessary tools and scripts when I built the Ready-to-use NFS kernel.Do not use this kernel for the LS-VL!

You DO need the package "portmap" (and maybe also "e2fslibs") from Optware installed!

What do you have to do?

Download this tarball to the share "share":

  http://downloads.buffalo.nas-central.org/Users/kenatonline/NFSKernel/nfstools.tar.gz

Then connect as user "root" to your LS-VL via ssh. Change to the root directory.

  cd /

Unpack the tarball.

  tar xvzf /mnt/disk1/share/nfstools.tar.gz

Configure nfsd.

  NFS for Beginners

Either reboot the box or just start the nfsd.

  /etc/rc.d/extensions.d/S98_nfs.sh start

Wait at least one minute before you check for success.

  /etc/rc.d/extensions.d/S98_nfs.sh status

It should return this:

 portmap is running.
 mountd is running.
 nfsd is running.
 statd is running.
 lockd is running.
 All kernel NFS services running.