HOWTO mount the Hall D work disk on your desktop Linux machine

From GlueXWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
  1. Ask the Computer Center to allow you to mount /work/halld on your desktop machine.
  2. Make sure you are running NIS on your machine. You probably are. Look for the process ypbind.
  3. Test that you are getting the Computer Center maps for the work disks. Type:
    That should type out names of lots of work disks. If it doesn't you have to fool with your yp.conf.
  4. Add the following line to your /etc/auto.master:
  5. Restart autofs (rebooting will do this, of course).