Re: A small knfsd wart

Steven N. Hirsch (
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 22:18:10 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 19 Nov 1997, Bill Hawes wrote:

> Steven N. Hirsch wrote:
> > I tripped over the first problem with knfsd last night. The server on
> > which I first installed it has a single physical volume below /, and
> > all clients can get to any and all directories underneath it.
> >
> > My other box has a second physical drive mounted on /usr/src of the
> > primary drive. No matter what incantations I've used, I cannot seem to
> > "see" that subtree from any of the clients. With unfsd, I never needed to
> > specifically export the child volume, but knowing that this behavior tends
> > to be implementation-dependant I tried doing so. No change. I'm
> > completely unable to get to it from clients.
> I'm not sure what's wrong here, but FWIW your second box looks similar
> to what I'm running in my setup. My /usr is device 03:02, and I'm
> exporting /usr/nfstest, which is the /nfstest directory of the /usr
> partition.

Ok, but after you _export_ both directories, do you then have to mount
them separately?

> This sounds like a configuration problem of some sort, so maybe some
> other NFS users will have an idea of what's wrong.

No doubt I'm just being dense. I'll hack at it some more tomorrow.