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SubjectRe: knfd exports.c patch (for testing)


On Wed, 2 Sep 1998, G. Allen Morris III wrote:

>
> Here is a patch so taht you can have mulitple mounts one the
> same device. It follows ther rules as stated in
> _Managing NFS and NIS_ (pg 92).
>
> I am also working on allowing mounting of subdirectories of
> exports (on the same device). This will require changed to
> mountd and getfh system call (dev and inode will not give
> a dentry. I am going to have getfh pass the path.

While you are at it, would there be any way that Linux 2.1.x could be
convinced to export a file as a mount point? My NetBSD boxen use this
type of construct as swap space. The older unfsd could handle this, BTW.

Steve



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