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Old 05-22-2006, 10:48 PM   #1
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NFS:How can I export a directory which is mount from other's

Say, there are 3 machines: A, B and C.
A export its directory aaa, B mount aaa on its directory bbb.
Then B export bbb, can C mount bbb from B? If yes, can C see those files in aaa?

Thank you. Hopefully not confuse you too much.
Old 05-25-2006, 12:25 AM   #2
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nope. it's not a bug it's a feature; to prevent an endless loop. you must export and mount the directories separately. if you do it the way you describe on C all you would see in bbb is the empty mountpoint on B.
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Thank you.

I agree, that will be helpful to avoid an endless loop. But, I still need to let C see all the files in aaa. Is there any way to disable this feature, or workaround it?


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