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I have tried kernel-mode things but it is not going to work.

Actually i've reached my limit for seeing errors in one day:
mount: unknown filesystem type 'nfs'
mount.nfs: No such device
and many more bared in bash/browser history :)

I'm kind of scared from recompiling kernel.(I'm having daily problems with virtual-box, don't want to mess up with my Tab)

sorry for writing such a ** question.

specs:galaxy tab*2-Asia/Europe ROMs-using debian command line-Stock OS

request:add NFS/NAS tags.(I can't)

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What mount command are you using? – Matthew Read Apr 24 '11 at 19:36
@Matthew Read :mount -o nolock /mnt/sdcard/Movie/ExternalHD – Behrooz Apr 24 '11 at 19:53
actually a lot of variations, but i think this one is the one that should work. – Behrooz Apr 24 '11 at 19:54
this seems like a legit question with almost 1k views. not v-c – ce4 Aug 21 '12 at 22:12
up vote 2 down vote accepted

I dabbled with an Android port of libnfs, but eventually got stuck. Maybe someone else will have more luck, or maybe I'll revisit the project sometime. A native Android port of libnfs seems like the best way to go as long as NFS isn't built into stock kernels.

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You will NEED fuse for that.Won't work.+1 for caring to answer after years. – Behrooz Feb 20 '13 at 15:34
:) thanks. But actually libnfs doesn't need FUSE. It's just a C library that implements the NFS protocol. Check out some of the examples:… – mgalgs Feb 20 '13 at 20:54
So it cannot be mounted but its cool enough to be accepted. – Behrooz Feb 21 '13 at 9:25

You need the kernel module to add support for NFS and/or CIFS. The "no such device" is a message you will get when the kernel module for the file system type does not exist.

One way to check if the module is loaded is to do a lsmod | grep nfs. if it doesn't return any matches, then you do not have an nfs module loaded.

There are kernel modules out there for the Tab, as I have had reports that my app (Mount Manager, License) works with this device, with the correct kernel module.

You will need to manually load the modules before you will be able to mount (Mount Manager takes care of this too)

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