Subject: Re: -alldirs in exports file for NFS
To: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Edmund C. Greene <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/02/1997 12:56:24
The /var/log/messages files says:
mountd: Not root dir
mountd: Bad exports list line /opt/nc -alldirs
Without the "-alldirs" the directory mounts fine. I'm
trying to boot a network computer off of it and it wants to
mount a different directory along the structure, which is
what "-alldirs" is supposed to allow. However, it looks
like it's not really implemented (or I'm an idiot - which
Edmund C. Greene
Technical Support Programmer
Technology Planning & Integration
On Wed, 2 Apr 1997 09:44:10 -0800 (PST) David Brownlee
> Does the end of /var/log/messages contain any errors from mountd?
> Also - have you confirmed /opt/nc is a mount point on the server?
> David/abs email@example.com
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> On Wed, 2 Apr 1997, Edmund C. Greene wrote:
> > I can't seem to get the -alldirs flag to work with NFS.
> > My exports file just looks like:
> > /opt/nc -alldirs
> > When I try to mount the "/opt/nc" file system from a remote
> > machine I get a permission denied message.
> > If I leave off the -alldirs flag the directory mounts fine
> > from a remote machine.
> > Is this a bug or what? I've had the same occurance happen
> > on NetBSD 1.1, 1.2 and 1.2.1 on a Mac68k (Mac IIci) where I
> > recompiled the GENERIC kernel with NFSSERVER turned on.
> > Any help would be appreciated.
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> > Edmund C. Greene
> > Technical Support Programmer
> > Technology Planning & Integration
> > Boston College
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