Subject: Re: showmount doesn't show all mounts
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/1997 02:00:39
> > So if you reboot your server, mountd will loose
> > its list, and as the client has alerady the FS mounted, it never
> > makes a mount request to mountd, so mountd can't register it again.
> mountd keeps a copy of the list on disk and uses it
> to initialize its in-core database when started.
> (/var/db/mountdtab, it's plain text)

Of course, immediately before mountd is started, NetBSD's /etc/rc
clears mountdtab.

"So nice of you to keep that database!  Here, let me delete it for