Subject: Re: amd(8) vs. autofs
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/08/2002 20:22:21
In article <a8slra$djp$>,
Matthias Scheler <> wrote:
>I wonder what the technical reasons for this behavior are. Couldn't it
>just mount the remote filesystem over its pseudo filesystem?

You can tell amd to use direct mounts, but then if you try to cd to a
directory that is not mounted and the mount gets stuck, your process will
too. Solaris has autofs in the kernel to do this and other things.