Subject: Re: Netbooting && mountd ...
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/17/1999 21:44:43
On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 03:05:36PM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Nov 1999, Hauke Fath wrote:
> > Nov 16 22:06:18 elmo mountd: "/export/usr.mac68k morrissey", line 12: Can't change attributes for /export/usr.mac68k to morrissey.hf.org
> > -- outright refusing to export more than one directory from one file
> > system. This example is based on the www.netbsd.org "diskless" pages,
> > btw. Exporting "/export -alldirs ..." works.
> Unfortunatly this is a fundamental behavior of our mountd. I'm not sure
> why, but it is..
I think the problem is that NFS operates on (filesystem-id, inode) - tuples,
so the server can not distinguish requests.
DISCLAIMER: I'm no NFS expert. I only play one on TV.