NFS Shares

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Sometime ago I posted something about automounting samba shares. Here it is..
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/os-x-operating-system/312619-mounting-network-drives.html#post1589883

Recently however I got to know that considering that Mac OS is essentially Unix based, I able to use NFS. From what I hear, NFS is far more faster for transfer speeds over the network. If that assumption is wrong, please correct me.

As of now, the shares are working really well, but I would like to see how fast NFS works.

I have run into a snag though. I Googled as much as I could but I don't think I'm getting the right information

The fileserver is running OpenSUSE 13.1. I have setup the NFS server looking at the articles on the web. However being new to NFS setup, I would need some kind of guidance as to all the options like no_all_squash etc...

Does anyone here know how to setup the NFS Server properly on OpenSUSE 13.1 & NFS Client on a Mac running Yosemite?
 

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If you are comparing NFS to SMB as opposed to SMB2, then NFS is significantly faster. SMB2 comes closer to matching NFS speeds, but doesn't match/beat it..

mavericks+nfs+vs+smb.png


So you'll definitely see a boost switching to NFS if you can..
 
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I'm not sure if I'm using SMB2 at the moment. How do I find that out?
Anyways, does anyone know how to setup NFS shares on the mac?

I tried all the methods of mounting like Command + K and putting the server information.
 
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