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SubjectRe: recursive exports && linux nfs
Hi!

> I am trying to export the whole filesystem hierarchy on one of my servers
> (this includes /fs, which is an automounted directory using autofs).
>
> Now I have two problems:
>
> 1) exporting: exportfs does not really exports filesystems that are
> not present when exportfs is being called (some of my filesystems
> are only available temporarily). Also, exportfs of course forces the mount
> of all filesystems that are mountable, which can take considerable time.
>
> 2) using: I can do cd /nfs/fs, but the directoy is always empty, and when I
> try to step into a subdirectory I always get "No such file or directory".
>
> I am using linux-2.2.18, nfsv3 + nfs-utils-0.2.1.
>
> Thanks a lot for any insights, even if this means "this is not supported"
> ;)

This can't be supported, afaict, because nfs handles have limited
size.

Pavel
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