I have a Linux server with a number of NFS exports. I have been mounting them on my Mac by setting up an
auto_nfs file, and mounting them in
I think this may the cause of some peculiar behaviour with some applications, which don’t seem to be able to fully traverse these volumes (see Applications Not Working Properly with Networked volumes for details on what I mean by peculiar).
When I mount a SMB share, it appears as a separate volume under my computer, but not so with NFS.
I conclude that things would work better for me if I mount the NFS shares in the
/Volumes directory. But I can’t:
- The settings in
auto_nfsrequire existing directories, and in Sierra, I can’t create one.
- I cannot mount an NFS share using the
nfs:protocol, since apparently this isn’t supported.
Apparently Sierra changed a few rules regarding the
How can I mount an NFS share as an ordinary volume? Mount NFS share in /Volumes as a drive, but:
- It’s an old one and not applicable to Sierra
- The suggestions don’t work here