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AMD—AutoMount Daemon

Matthew Crosby Issue #35, March 1997 Here’s a way to make system administration easier when dealing with NFS. The standard protocol for sharing files between Linux boxes is the Network File System (NFS). This protocol, which originated with Sun in the mid 80s, does the job, but it has many deficiencies that can cause trouble for a systems administrator. Though ...

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Installing Linux via NFS

Greg Hankins Issue #11, March 1995 Greg Hankins describes how to install Slackware Linux over a network. One of the easiest and quickest ways to install Linux is over a network, using NFS (Network File System). All you need is a machine that has the full Linux distribution available for NFS mounting. In this article, I’ll describe in detail how ...

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