Re: Nested NFS mounts

Bill Hawes (
Sun, 14 Dec 1997 13:34:39 -0500

Steven N. Hirsch wrote:
> My problems with nested NFS mounts were caused by autofs' lack of support
> for the notion (I know, RTFM.. yeah, yeah).
> At any rate, I'm able to perform this function by hand at the moment.
> Today I'm going to give am-utils (re-written Berkeley automounter) a try
> and see if it is able to support this type of construct.

Hi Steve,

Glad to hear the problem is resolved (or at least understood.) Hopefully
this will let you carry on the nfsd testing -- I'd like to get any
remaining problems fixed over the next couple of weeks.

Once the basic operations are solid we can revisit the issue of making
mounting and configuring more convenient.