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Re: unmounting a NFS-exported file system

On Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:56:02 +0200, Edgar Fuß wrote:
>> Removing the share from /etc/exports and HUPing mountd(8) only helps for 
>> new mount requests, not existing mounts.
> What would happen to NFS clients in case I stop nfsd, remove the partition 
> from /etc/exports and unmount it, then reload mountd and restart nfsd?

There's probably people on this list more qualified to answer this than 
I... ;)

To my understanding (and educated guessing), the client has a valid NFS 
file handle in this situation. So, from its POV, it looks like the 
server has gone away away, and comes back. Why would it need to 
re-claim its mount from mountd(8)?


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