Subject: Re: nfs & union
To: Mihai Chelaru <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 05/08/2002 00:21:57
At 0:13 Uhr +0300 8.5.2002, Mihai Chelaru wrote:
>After doing something like:
>mount -t nfs -o union abc:/share1 /mnt
>mount -t nfs -o union bca:/share1 /mnt
>and try ls /mnt, my kernel goes into db. Anyone aware of this ? My kernel is
>one week old. I can provide core files if anyone interested.

Try mounting your NFS shares to 'intermediate' mount points, then
union-mount those. I use a similar setup on a regular basis to build from
pkgsrc and sys sources on arbitrary machines.

I found out long ago that union mounts and nfs mounts don't mix well.


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