Bug 75683 - nohide causes exportfs to produce errors
nohide causes exportfs to produce errors
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nfs-utils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Stephen Tweedie
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-10-10 21:05 EDT by Stephen Norris
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-11 16:48:17 EST
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Description Stephen Norris 2002-10-10 21:05:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
Given the /etc/exports:

/var/mnt	ws14.commsecure.com.au(rw,no_root_squash,nohide)
/var	ws14.commsecure.com.au(rw,no_root_squash)

(or in the other order), running exportfs -rv gives:

[root@ws12 root]# exportfs -rv
exporting ws14.commsecure.com.au:/var/mnt
exporting ws14.commsecure.com.au:/var
exporting ws14.commsecure.com.au:/var/mnt to kernel
ws14.commsecure.com.au:/var/mnt: Invalid argument
reexporting ws14.commsecure.com.au:/var to kernel

In this case /var/mnt is NFS mounted from a different server.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put the above in a /etc/exports
2. Run exportfs or restart the nfs service.
3. See the logs.

Expected Results:  The /var/mnt filesystem should be exported nohide, and thus a
client mounting /var will be able to see the re-exported /var/mount

Additional info:

This is RH7.3 with all the errata.
Comment 1 Stephen Tweedie 2002-11-11 15:29:38 EST
What does your /proc/mounts look like at this point?
Comment 2 Stephen Norris 2002-11-11 16:28:29 EST
On which machine - the client or the server?
Comment 3 Stephen Norris 2002-11-11 16:29:11 EST
On which machine - the client or the server?
Comment 4 Stephen Tweedie 2002-11-11 16:34:44 EST
The server --- that's the node which is trying to re-export an NFS mount point.
Comment 5 Stephen Norris 2002-11-11 16:48:10 EST
I can't seem to reproduce this here, now :(

It still doesn't work properly, but the exportfs command doesn't give errors any
more. I can't use the machine I was originally testing on to confirm, becuase
it's been upgraded to 8.0.

If you can't reproduce it either, you might just have to close it as not
Comment 6 Stephen Tweedie 2002-11-11 16:50:46 EST

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