autofs help

B. James Phillippe (bryan@Terran.ORG)
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 00:08:39 -0700


I'd like to start using (and testing) the autofs feature of the
new 2.1 kernels. I built my kernel (2.1.35) with module support for autofs,
and got the autofs tools from The one problem I'm
having, is ... how do you use it? I closely examined the rc.automount
example script (for starting it), and it made perfect sense. But the
options "dir" "map_type" and "[args]" that automount expects are unclear
to me. I don't need hand-holding, but a sample script (with comments :)
would be very much appreciated. I'm a veteran of amd and would to love to
kick it the hell off my hard drive (at work too; it sucks like nobody's

Thanks for all the help,

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