Re: Problems with NFS exports

From: Neil Brown (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 06:18:23 EST

On Wednesday August 7, wrote:
> Neil Brown <> writes:
> > Probably better documentation in exports.5 would be just as useful.
> Maybe.
> BTW, is it possible to export a directory tree under a different path,
> using the kernel NFS daemon?

Uhm... symlinks work.
Which is to say, the client can mount using a 'different path', though
they can also mount using the 'true' path.

> > And "BUSY" probably isn't correct ....
> Why not? The ressource (the directory tree) is already being used, and
> therefore the export fails.

I guess... I just feel it isn't really clear what it is that is


> > It would be possible to dis-ambiguate the ambiguity but it wouldn't be
> > very clean, and I really am not sure that it is worth the effort.
> Better error messages are always a good idea. :-)

Can't disagree there.

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