Subject: Re: very weird NFS/VND error during "make depend" of kernel....
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/27/2001 21:45:23
On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 03:40:56PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [...]
> SunOS-5 seems to leave existing mounts alone and only check for access
> rights on the first access by a client to a filesystem resource, so
> maybe this doesn't have to be the way it is simply due to the
> statelessness of NFS (assuming nfsd and/or the kernel can keep some
> state about remote mounts).

SunOS-5's nfsd doesn't do any check, only mountd does. So if you can get (or
guess) a filehandle, you can access it from anywhere without check.

Manuel Bouyer <>