This started when I wanted to do nightly backups of a WinNT server to a
Linux box. I couldn't get the SMBfs client in 2.0.36 to work reliably (and
that started last weeks thread about smbfs timeouts). I was able to get
the 2.2.x SMBfs to work very well, but I don't want to upgrade the main
server to 2.2.x just yet. So I built a SMB-to-NFS gateway on a more
disposable box. I started by mounting all of the interesting NT shares
under a single directory, and then NFS-exporting that directory.
And just /mnt/server in /etc/exports.
On the machine doing backups, I just had to mount the /mnt/server
directory, and everything worked as planned.
Knfsd saw things differently...
Without changing anything except the nfs daemon, the client machine now
sees the share-mount points under /mnt/server, but they are empty. The
client has to explictly mount each share directory after mounting
/mnt/server. It's like knfsd doesn't like having an export that crosses
a mount point. Is that known behaviour with knfsd or am I doing something
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