NFS

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com
Wed Oct 10 08:48:18 CDT 2007


Kirspel, Kevin wrote:
>
> I am trying to get an NFS client running on my system. I have looked 
> at the Wiki and README files within the source code but I am still a 
> little confused on what I need to do. From what I have gathered, the 
> NFS needs the “librpc.a” and “libxdr.a” libraries in order to 
> function. In my rtems build directory, I see that the librpc.a and 
> libxdr.a libraries are created, but when I do a “make install” the 
> libraries are not copied to the install directory. My first question is:
>
> What do I have to do to the makefiles in order to get the librpc.a and 
> libxdr.a libraries installed?
>
> I found some references in the README files to initialize the RPC by 
> calling rtems_rpc_task_init() function. There is also some reference 
> to the rtems_rpc_start_portmapper(). I am not sure what calls I need 
> to make. My second question is:
>
> What is the procedure to start the NFS client? What rtems calls are 
> needed?
>
Have you looked at the network demo for the NFS client?

You will have to edit the networkconfig.h to tailor it to your
NFS server. It should be sufficient to see how to get it
initialized, mounted and accessed.

--joel
>
> If there are other things needed in order to get NFS working please 
> let me know.
>
> Kevin Kirspel
>
> Opti Medical Systems
>
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