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SubjectRe: Why won't ext3 & 2.4.19 export the root?
On Tuesday January 8, lists@darkcore.net wrote:
> Further to this issue, here is the output from exportfs -vr
>
> ---- snip ----
>
> # exportfs -vr
> exporting 205.x.x.x:/var/www
> exporting 205.x.x.x:/
> reexporting 205.x.x.x:/var/www to kernel
> exporting 205.x.x.x:/ to kernel
> 205.x.x.x:/: Invalid argument

Is /var/www on the same filesystem as / ???
If so, there is no need to export both, and if you try you get this
error.

Just export /

NeilBrown

>
> --- snip ---
> Any help would be apreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
> John Lange
>
> On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, John Lange wrote:
>
> > I recently upgraded my kernel from 2.4.9 to 2.4.19 and at the same time
> > started using ext3.
> >
> > Since that change, I can no longer export and/or mount the "/" of this
> > machine for backup purposes. This is a significant problem since remotely
> > mounting the file system is our primary (only) way of backing up several
> > of our production machines.
> >
> > Exporting and mounting other than the root works normally.
> >
> > Here is the /etc/exports for reference.
> >
> > / 205.x.x.x(ro,no_root_squash)
> > /var/www 205.x.x.x(ro,no_root_squash)
> >
> > I've googled and searched the mailing list archives but didn't find any
> > mention of this.
> >
> > Can someone please tell me what I need to change in order to export the
> > root?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > John Lange
> >
> >
> >
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