One /home/username shared amongst several Fedora instances using external HD

CB fedoralist at
Sun Sep 19 23:27:25 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 09:10, John Thompson wrote:

> That's what I do here.  User home directories are hosted on a FreeBSD 
> machine, and are mounted via NFS as the users' home directories 
> regardless of whether they're using linux, FreeBSD or NetBSD.  I have 
> them set up has samba shares as well, so users' "My Documents" directory 
>   is actually the samba-mounted home directory on the FreeBSD machine 
> when they use Windows.
> -- 
> -John (john at

The USB option worked well but I'd like to try the NFS mounting method
too. Do you know offhand of a good HOWTO/resource that goes into how to
do this?

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