Re: autofs: kernel-assisted automounter

Miguel de Icaza (
07 Apr 1997 18:22:30 -0500

> I have made a test release of autofs, a kernel-assisted automounter
> for Linux. Currently it only supports YP (NIS) maps; I'm planning to
> add support for a few more kinds of maps Really Soon Now[TM]. Expect
> the versions to change quickly as the code stabilizes.
> The distribution is at:

What is the difference between autofs and amd? Dan told me that it
was supposed to be a fix for some brokeness in amd, but he could not
tell me which brokeness he was talking about.