Network Block Device Server and Client Utilities

This package contains nbd-server. It is the server backend for the nbd
network block device driver that's in the Linux kernel.

nbd can be used to have a filesystem stored on another machine. It does
provide a block device, not a file system; so unless you put a
clustering filesystem on top of it, you can't access it simultaneously
from more than one client. Use NFS or a real cluster FS (such as
ocfs2) if you want to do this. nbd-server can export a file (which may
contain a filesystem image) or a partition. Swapping over nbd is
possible as well, though it's said not to be safe against OOM and
should not be used for that case. nbd-server also has a copy-on-write
mode where changes are saved to a separate file and thrown away when
the connection closes.

The package also contains the nbd-client tools, which you need to
configure the nbd devices on the client side.

Source Files
Filename Size Changed Actions
config.example 0000001351 1.32 KB almost 5 years
init.nbd-server 0000003935 3.84 KB over 12 years
nbd-2.9.25-close.diff 0000000320 320 Bytes over 4 years
nbd-2.9.25-doxyfile.diff 0000000943 943 Bytes over 4 years
nbd-3.11.tar.xz 0000451992 441 KB over 4 years
nbd-server.service 0000000303 303 Bytes almost 5 years
nbd-server.sysconfig 0000000050 50 Bytes almost 5 years
nbd.changes 0000011504 11.2 KB over 4 years
nbd.spec 0000006673 6.52 KB over 4 years
no-return-nonvoid.patch 0000000348 348 Bytes over 4 years
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