[plug] Funky NFS - Subdirectory exports
adrian at creative.net.au
Tue Jan 1 22:40:26 WST 2008
I dunno if that kind of union type mount creates a 'proper' new filehandle
space for NFS..
Why not just create another physical filesystem for /home/public ?
On Tue, Jan 01, 2008, Timothy White wrote:
> > > So in essence, I can just do a mount over /home/public using bind? Or
> > > for example, move /home/public to /home/public.real and bind mount it
> > > to /home/public?
> > .. bind ? <-- confused.
> mount --bind directory mountpoint.
> e.g. mount --bind /media/largerdrive/tim/tmp /tmp
> This would mount the directory /media/largerdrive/tim/tmp over /tmp.
> So say I had a large drive for my use, and wanted to use a folder on
> it as my /tmp, then the above would do that. Basically, mounting a
> folder in a another location, instead of mounting a drive.
> For NFS, I'm hoping doing this means my /home/public would be a
> mountpoint, so exporting that with all_squash will actually work with
> Timothy White - Unable to stay still for too long
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