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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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For Didj [[Didj_Enable_Networking| Enable Networking]] using the lf1000_ff_eth_defconfig file or manually adding NFS support.
  
  
 
== Software Needed ==
 
== Software Needed ==
 
Linux host PC
 
Linux host PC
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nfs-kernel-server
 
nfs-kernel-server
nfs-commonon
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nfs-common
  
  
 
== Configure Server and Client ==
 
== Configure Server and Client ==
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'' On Host ''
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Make sure your programs are installed.
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sudo apt-get nfs-kernel-server nfs-common
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Configure the /etc/exports file to point to the folder(s) you would like to make available for NFS mounting. Be sure to specify the IP of your device, otherwise anyone can mount it.
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/home    10.0.0.2(rw,sync,no_root_squash)
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'' On Device ''
 
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Start the server and client:
 
Start the server and client:
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'' On Host ''
 
'' On Host ''
 
  $ sudo /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server start
 
  $ sudo /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server start
  
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''' For Leapster and LeapPad Explorers '''
  
 
'' On Device ''
 
'' On Device ''
 
  # modprobe nfs
 
  # modprobe nfs
 
  # mountnfs
 
  # mountnfs
  # cd /mnt/home
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  # cd /mnt
 
  # ls
 
  # ls
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''' For Network Enabled Didj '''
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mount -o nolock 10.0.0.1:/home /mnt
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At this point should see the contents of your /home dir
 
At this point should see the contents of your /home dir
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[[Category:Didj]]
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[[Category:Leapster Explorer]]
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[[Category:LeapPad Explorer]]
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[[Category:LeapFrog Pollux Platform]]

Latest revision as of 07:37, 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

For Didj Enable Networking using the lf1000_ff_eth_defconfig file or manually adding NFS support.


Software Needed

Linux host PC

nfs-kernel-server

nfs-common


Configure Server and Client

On Host

Make sure your programs are installed.

sudo apt-get nfs-kernel-server nfs-common


Configure the /etc/exports file to point to the folder(s) you would like to make available for NFS mounting. Be sure to specify the IP of your device, otherwise anyone can mount it.

/home    10.0.0.2(rw,sync,no_root_squash)


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


For Leapster and LeapPad Explorers

On Device

# modprobe nfs
# mountnfs
# cd /mnt
# ls


For Network Enabled Didj

mount -o nolock 10.0.0.1:/home /mnt


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