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Old 04-18-2011, 12:28 PM   #1
kck
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question on NFS and mountd interaction


Hi,
I am new to this forum. I have a question on NFS and mountd interaction. Pls let me know where to post this question.

The question I have is :
when a client requests for the root file handle of the mount point from mountd. Does mountd generate the file handle or does NFS server generates and gives it to mountd ? If mountd generates the file handle, how does NFS server learn about this root file handle ?

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Old 04-18-2011, 12:52 PM   #2
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This sounds a lot like a homework question that I had not too long ago. In the spirit of education, I'll let you educate yourself but guide you to this link:
http://nfs.sourceforge.net/nfs-howto/
 
Old 04-18-2011, 02:33 PM   #3
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I went throught this link and I dont see any documentation on file handles.
I did do a lot of searching too. Hence I am posting it here hoping to get some help.

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