How to install nbd on CentOS
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There is no packages (client or server) for CentOS yet but you can use an rpm for Fedora you can get here.
Grab one not too new. I used the one for Fedora 15 for a CentOS 6.2. After that to use nbd-client you need the nbd kernel module. Unfortunatly there is no kernel module in this rpm. If you are lucky try as root:
# modprobe nbd
but if you are not you need to find nbd.ko somewhere else (for example inside a kernel' rpm) or decide to compile it by youself.
After you got the module:
# insmod nbd.ko
Now you can use nbd-server and nbd-client.