Using and Sharing Disk Resources with NFS
In this section, we demonstrate ways that your Mac OS X machine can share resources with other Unix machines using NFS, the Network File System. We demonstrate two ways to set up your Mac OS X machine as an NFS client and one way to use it as an NFS server.
A Common Way to Set Up the Tiger NFS Client
In this section, we demonstrate a common method for setting up an NFS client on a Mac OS X machine. We show you this method because you will regularly see references to this type of code, for this and other NetInfo-related activities, on the Internet. Sometimes this type of method is the only method you can choose, so you need to be familiar with it. Sometimes, though, an alternative method might work better. ...