Subject: Re: Use of exports...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/28/1996 08:57:08
On Sat, 28 Sep 1996 09:51:25 -0500 (CDT) 
 Peter Seebach <> wrote:

 > How is it possible to export a swap space to a client?  mountd appears
 > to be explicitly checking for, and refusing to export, regular files; yet,
 > AFAICT, the only way a diskless client can get swap is by nfs-mounting it.

This is what my hp319's diskless configuration looks like...

basalt (thorpej) /u3/granite 134% ls -l
total 16405
    1 drwxr-xr-x  17 root  wheel       512 Jul 14 19:25 root/
16404 -rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  16777216 Sep  8 02:08 swap
basalt (thorpej) /u3/granite 135% 

>From /etc/exports:

/u3             -maproot=root -alldirs XENO-SJ

XENO-SJ is a netgroup that, among other things, includes

Seems to work just fine...

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