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# 1  
Old 12-02-2010
NFS mount nested filesystems ?

Hello,

machine1:
Code:
mount /dev/lv1 /dir1
mount /dev/lv2 /dir1/subdir1
exportfs /dir1

machine2:
If I do NFS mount:
Code:
 mount machine1:/dir1 /foreign1

then /foreign1/subdir1 is empty.
Does NFS supports this kind of mounting ?

thanks
Vilius
# 2  
Old 12-06-2010
even if it works don't do it! your just asking for problems.
# 3  
Old 12-08-2010
If you did a "touch /dir1/file1", then I bet you would see it on the remote server. It probably doesn't work because the /dir1/subdir1 is a local mount point and the NFS daemon is just sharing the /dir1 mount point.

frank_rizzo is right, you're better off not mouting your filesystems like that.

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