[ale] Where do you mount NFS storage?

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 17:19:39 EST 2022

That's a common place on the nfs server to host from that's easy to remember.

On the client side it's all about where it's needed. For diskless nodes, it's / with tmpfs overlays for local writes. It's all over the place client side.

On January 29, 2022 4:03:01 PM EST, Boris Borisov via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>From using ltsp.org project a while ago if I recall was under
>On Sat, Jan 29, 2022, 16:00 DJPfulio--- via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>> When I look through the current (2015) version of the Linux File
>> Hierarchy Standards
>> https://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/FHS_3.0/fhs/index.html
>> There isn't any mention about NFS storage.
>> Where do you mount NFS storage on your systems?  Mainly interested in
>> users, but if a corporation does it, that would be good too.
>> Over the decades, I've seen NFS mounted in these locations:
>> * /nfs/{directory/project} - generic storage for different teams
>> * /u/{username} - HOME directories using autofs
>> * /u/u1/{username} - HOME directories using autofs for use sites
>> multiple mounts are needed because there are 200-10K users.
>> * /export/home/ ... for all HOME directories in a small site.
>> * /export/{directory/project}
>> * /d/{directory} - this is my current method so the path is short,
>> easily adding more storage with a directory/partition/volume can be
>> identical on the NFS server and all the clients.
>> And assorted places, as needed, like /usr/local/. Much easier to have
>> appimages and x86-64 binaries in a single location with settings that
>> in /usr/local/etc/.
>> I mount static webfiles read-only to a web server under
>> /var/www/{site-name}/pub/ (or static/).
>> Where do you mount NFS storage?
>> Also, which OS is this for?  All my NFS today is Ubuntu for the
>> and servers.
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