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SubjectRe: Bugs in knfsd -- Problem re-exporting an NFS share
On Friday December 29, Frank.Olsen@stonesoft.com wrote:
> Hi -- could you please CC me if you reply to this mail.
>
> My problem is that I get an error when setting up the following
> configuration:
>
> A: /exports/A - Redhat 7.0
> B1/B2: mount /exports/A on /export/A from A - Redhat 6.2
> C: mount /exports/A on /mnt/A from B1 or B2 - Redhat 6.2
>
> I use knfsd/nfs-utils on each machine.
>
> bash# ls /mnt/A
> /mnt/A/A.txt: No such file or directory
>

This is not a supported configuration. You cannot export NFS mounted
filesystems with NFS. The protocol does not cope, and it
implementation doesn't even try.
NFS is for export local filesystems only.

>
> I searched for a while on deja.com, and there seemed to be some indications
> that knfsd was bugged and that using the user-mode code would work.
> However, no one replied specifically to my message, so I'm still not sure.
>
> BTW, what I tried to do was to set up a HA configuration of machines B1/B2
> using A as a "shared disk".
> This is just to try out the HA software without buying more
> hardware.

Try "nbd" the network block device. That should be able to give a
more realistic imitation of a share disk.

NeilBrown


>
> Thanks in advance for any help!
>
> Best regards,
> Frank Olsen
>
> PS Happy new year!
>
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