Re: network view

ok... all fair points... settled then... i understand a little better
now -  and you're probably right about nfs usage... 

thanks heaps for responding...


On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 16:19 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 00:19 +1100, Takis Diakoumis wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > i'm using nautilus 2.8.2 on Debian.
> > i have a couple of network related queries.
> > 
> > first, i use the tree view almost exclusively. is there any way to have
> > the network location that is opened available within this view also? at
> > present it allows you to drill down into the shared directory but you
> > don't really have any traditional browsing ability short of editing the
> > location field. (i guess i'm thinking something similar to windows
> > explorer's network neighbourhood tree node - sorry). (yes i know i could
> > mount the share but i don't want to!)
> There is currently no way to do this. Even if you get the network
> location in the tree it won't immediately work, since it typically uses
> links instead of subdirectories.
> > second, is there any reason that nfs shares are not polled? i would also
> > expect (strong word, i know - sorry again) to see nfs shares come up in
> > the network window not purely windows shares via smb. my initial thought
> > is that its probably some nfs security issue and that nfs dirs do not
> > 'advertise' their 'shareability'???
> by nfs you mean the nfs module in gnome-vfs? This is disabled by
> default, as its not tested that well and I don't really consider it
> useful. Do people actually use NFS like that? Its really not designed to
> be a browsable, generic sharing system. Its meant to be set up as a
> sysadmin and mounted into a unix tree hierarchy. 
> Constantly polling for nfs servers on the local link sounds bad for
> network traffic too.
> > finally, and this is a minor point - i have never been able to get the
> > background colour/image option to work for the left-side-pane as i
> > thought it would. i suspect this is by design - but it only works when
> > the side pane is set to 'Information'. i was wondering if there is a way
> > for it to work as the background to the tree also.
> Not currently.
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