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SubjectRe: knfsd and submounts
According to Dominik Kubla:
> Hmm, let's see. says:
> Emulate Sun NFS daemon
> If you would like for the server to allow clients to access
> directories that are mount points on the local filesystem (this is
> how nfsd behaves on Sun systems), say yes here. If unsure, say N.
> Ah, I see! That's the equivalent to unfsd's "--re-export" option, right?

No, I don't think so ..

Say you have /usr/fnord on your root filesystem. Then, /usr gets mounted
and /usr/fnord dissapears. When you export / over NFS, /usr is not exported.
Do you now get to see /usr/fnord on the NFS client, or not? _That_ is
what the option CONFIG_NFSD_SUN does, at least if I'm understanding
things correctly.

> So the only way to export say a multigigabyte FTP server without to much
> hassle is to put the filesystem on a software RAID or LVM. (Which i had
> so i did not experience that particular problem in the first place.)
> That's suboptimal.


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