Re: Any hope of KDE 3.5 in F10? I want it too !

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On Saturday 21 June 2008 12:58:11 Craig White wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-06-21 at 12:34 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Saturday 21 June 2008 12:16:20 Craig White wrote:
> > > > My first reaction to finding that I didn't have desktop icons for my
> > > > nfs shares was a feeling of loss, yet I can open those shares in
> > > > either dolphin or konqueror, so it's really no more than a minor
> > > > inconvenience. The same goes for most of the other things that are
> > > > 'missing'. Work-arounds exist, while work goes on to fix the
> > > > situation.
> > >
> > > ----
> > > FWIW...I found that this behavior stopped when I went to autofs
> > > mounting anyway so it's no loss.
> >
> > ?? A change to fstab, I presume?  Example of current line is
> >
> > 192.168.0.40:/home /mnt/servername_home nfs nosuid,exec,rw,bg,soft,intr 0
> > 0
> >
> > Do you mean change 'nfs' to 'autofs'?
>
> ----
> I don't use fstab to do nfs mounts anymore...that's so yesterday  ;-)
>
Hey, after years of doing smb mounts I've only just learned how to do nfs 
mounts :-)

> but the answer is no...there are no nfs mounts in fstab needed when you
> use autofs
>
> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Automount.html
>
> this is a good general explanation...
> http://tldp.org/linuxfocus/English/January2001/article141.shtml
>
OK - More reading to do.

> There are a lot of benefits to doing it this way...they are soft mounts
> and not hard mounts. I can change the mounts simply by changing LDAP and
> not having to change each computer (LDAP is not necessary for autofs but
> is certainly a big plus).
>
LDAP is another whole new ball game.  I keep thinking that I should read up on 
that, too, as is certainly would be helpful.

Thanks for the links, Craig.

Anne

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