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== Summary ==
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This is a tutorial to setup an NFS folder on your host PC for your explorer to boot from. NFS mounting of a directory will enable you to test applications and scripts without having to copy anything to your Leapster or LeapPad Explorer.
  
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== Prerequisites ==
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[[LeapFrog_Pollux_Platform:_Networking| Networking Setup]]
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[https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/serverguide/C/network-file-system.html NFS Host Setup]
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== Software Needed ==
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Linux host PC
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nfs-kernel-server
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nfs-commonon
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== Configure Server and Client ==
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'' On Device ''
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You'll need to edit /usr/bin/mountnfs, change:
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  mount -o nolock `get-ip host`:/home/lfu/nfsroot/LF /LF
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to:
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  mount -o nolock 10.0.0.1:/home/ /mnt
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Start the server and client:
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'' On Host ''
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$ sudo /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server start
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'' On Device ''
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# modprobe nfs
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# mountnfs
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# cd /mnt/home
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# ls
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At this point should see the contents of your /home dir

Revision as of 04:22, 12 July 2011

Summary

This is a tutorial to setup an NFS folder on your host PC for your explorer to boot from. NFS mounting of a directory will enable you to test applications and scripts without having to copy anything to your Leapster or LeapPad Explorer.

Prerequisites

Networking Setup

NFS Host Setup


Software Needed

Linux host PC nfs-kernel-server nfs-commonon


Configure Server and Client

On Device

You'll need to edit /usr/bin/mountnfs, change:

 mount -o nolock `get-ip host`:/home/lfu/nfsroot/LF /LF

to:

 mount -o nolock 10.0.0.1:/home/ /mnt

Start the server and client: On Host

$ sudo /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server start


On Device

# modprobe nfs
# mountnfs
# cd /mnt/home
# ls

At this point should see the contents of your /home dir