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Re: Automount broken in version 0.10?

To: kenneth.leung@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Automount broken in version 0.10?
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 12:58:48 -0400
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <200104121444.f3CEi2k01556@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Steve Lord wrote:

The config format for automount changed again.
get rid of  "yp" from your mount points.
eg
/bio  auto.bio
/home auto.home

This is a wolverine vs. 7.0 issue.
0.9 was 7.0 based 0.10 is wolverine based.


> I suspect someone else will have more to say on this, but I would tend to
> look to Redhat for a fix for this, we have no changes in the automounter
> area, so the chances are this is a Wolverine problem. Have you checked
> on the wolverine mailing lists and with redhats bug databases for problems
> in this area?
>
> Steve
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > Our company has been using Linux + XFS for several months now. I have
> > recently installed SGI's pre-release 0.10 on a test machine by using the ISO
> > image along with RedHat Wolverine disks. A problem I am seeing involves the
> > automounting of NIS mappings. With the previous 0.9 version, we were able to
> > mount NIS mapping by running the amd and autofs daemons, along with editing
> > the /etc/auto.master file.
> >
> > However, with the 0.10 version with the same daemons running and an
> > identical /etc/auto.master file does nothing. No errors are reported, in
> > fact executing '/etc/init.d/autofs status' reports that the NIS automount
> > points are active. However, after changing to the automount directories, no
> > files or directories are visible. The machine is binding to its NIS master
> > successfully, but I can't seem to fix this problem. Can anyone help?
> >
> > Here are the automount points in my /etc/auto.master file:
> >
> > /bio  yp:auto.bio
> > /home yp:auto.home
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Ken
> >
> > *******************************************
> > Kenneth Leung
> > IT Administrator
> > Torrey Mesa Research Institute
> > kenneth.leung@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > (858) 812-1223
> > *******************************************

--
Russell Cattelan
--
Digital Elves inc. -- Currently on loan to SGI
Linux XFS core developer.




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