Subject: Re: showmount doesn't show all mounts
To: Chris Jones <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/23/1997 09:42:39
On 23 Jul 1997 09:49:18 -0600 
 Chris Jones <> wrote:

 > Is it possible for the kernel (which services the NFS requests once
 > the mount is there, right?) to glean the necessary information from a
 > mount reclaim, so that it can forge a mount request to mountd?

Server side handling of "mounts" is almost entirely handled by userland.
mountd gets the request, and creates a file handle, which the client uses
to communicate with the server - the kernel understands the file handles
only, IIRC.

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