LeapFrog Pollux Platform: Mount NFS Directory

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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.


Networking Setup

NFS Host Setup

Software Needed

Linux host PC



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


 mount -o nolock /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