Subject: Re: Netbooting && mountd ...
To: Jon Lindgren <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 11/17/1999 07:30:51
At 23:14 Uhr +0100 16.11.1999, Jon Lindgren wrote:
>On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Hauke Fath wrote:
>> -- outright refusing to export more than one directory from one file
>> system. This example is based on the "diskless" pages,
>> btw. Exporting "/export -alldirs ..." works.
>I saw the same on 1.4.1/alpha and 1.4.1/sparc, however, I wrote it off to
>my stupidity.  Same situation - netbooting a machine, exporting more than
>one filesystem, and I get the "can't change attributes for /a/b/c".  I
>never really chased it.

After further experiments, I find that

/export/morrissey       -maproot=root   morrissey
/export/usr.mac68k      -maproot=root   morrissey

is accepted. I.e., mountd will not export two directories with *different
credentials* from the same file system. Ick.


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