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Re: and now, back to your regularly scheduled discussion topic...
From: rthomas () pamd cig mot com (robert owen thomas)
Date: Mon, 8 May 1995 14:17:10 -0500
] Are you sure about this? Any system using nfs will allow this, but the
] directory they mount from hostB is the mount directory, not the /usr/share
] form hostA.
perhaps i am confused (not the first time 8-)), but it seems that this
is the same thing. if i remotely mount the mount dir, am i not really
accessing the /usr/share from hostA? if i understand you correctly,
the diagram is:
hostA --> exports /usr/share to -access=hostB
hostB --> mounts /usr/share on /hostA/usr/share, re-exports /hostA/usr/share
hostC --> mounts /hostA/usr/share on /real_slow/usr/share
as i said, this is the first i have heard of this. really, i would be
more concerned with NFS performance. also, i can not find this re-export
trick on any *nix except linux. what other *nix'es support this?
thanx for the info.
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