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Re: Hierarchical mounts and shares with nfs ?



On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 10:19, Kim Lux wrote:
> We've got a server that we use for backups.   We created a directory on
> that server called 'backup' and shared it via nfs.  Users copy stuff
> that they want to backup to that drive.  This all works very well.  
> 
> However, the hard drive became full.  I added a second hard drive to the
> machine and mounted it via an entry in fstab.  It mounts to
> backup/stuff.  It all works fine on the server, but on the workstations
> the stuff directory appears empty.  It doesn't have the files that the
> 2nd drive on the server has.  
> 
> ie 
> - on the server, backup/stuff has files in it, the files from the
> mounted hard drive. 
> 
> - on the workstations, backup/stuff is empty.  None of the files from
> the mounted hard drive are visible. 
> 
> Is there a special nfs setting to allow child mounted drives to appear
> in a shared directory on a client machine ? 

I don't think so, but if you export the new filesystem too, the
clients can mount it in the same relative location.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell gmail com



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