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Old 06-20-2004, 05:33 PM   #1
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NIS and autofs with /home

I'd like to be able to have all /home directories automatically mounted on client machines placed on my nis network.

I'd like to have it all mounted under the normal /home directory however i seem to be having a problem. It doesn't mount the directory and when autofs tries to unmount it deletes my initrd directory causing a kerenel panic.

Here are my config files

/ auto.home --timeout 600

home -fstype=nfs

this does not work, however if i change auto.master to this

/nfs auto.home --timeout 600

everything works fine and is mounted /nfs/home but this is not the behavoir i want. I want it all to be at /home. Any idea what is causing this problem or how i could change my config files to work correctly and not delete the initrd directory?
Old 06-20-2004, 11:34 PM   #2
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I took a different approach to this and got it working the way i wanted to.

here are the configs i used

/home auto.home --timeout 600

* -fstype=nfs


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