According to my WD MyCloud, the mount point for the folder I want to mount is:
I can access this folder with my other devices (including from within Kodi on this box).
I created a file called storage-netrecordings.mount in the system.d folder with the following information:
Description=nfs mount script for recordings
I SSH’d into the box and gave the command “systemctl enable storage-netrecordings.mount”. The box seemed to accept the command. However, no folder named netrecordings shows up in the storage folder, should it?
I tried rebooting but it still isn’t there.
Do I need to create a folder called netrecordings in the storage folder?
mkdir -p /storage/netrecordings
mount -t nfs 192.168.1.144:/nfs/Recordings /storage/netrecordings -o nolock
ls -la /storage/netrecordings
Should show the files/folders from NAS
If it was successful add mount command to autostart.sh
Despite what some people may claim Samba is a more reliable way of sharing files than NFS. If a NFS share ever goes stale it s a nightmare to recreate it - and this can often happen with home servers which don’t have the protection of UPS’s.
Just my opinion.
I´m using NAS and NFS since 2010.
I´m using smb/cifs with windows computers and nfs with linux computers, raspberry and amlogic boxes.
Samba -> Windows
NFS -> UNIX/Linux
Just my opinion and my five cents.
Thanks, that worked.
One interesting thing. I can see the netrecordings folder using WinSCP but it doesn’t show up in Windows File Explorer.
Windows uses samba.
You must configure it in samba config file.
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