Subject: Re: MNT_NOSHARE for non-exportable fs [was: Removing tmpfs' experimental status
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/30/2006 21:26:59 ("Cary G. Gray") writes:

>The NFS server code can not correctly export from tmpfs, because tmpfs 
>does not make the required guarantee about persistence of file handles. 

It doesn't have to. When the server fails, all file handles become stale.
You must generate filehandles that are unique even across reboots to do

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."