nfs server

Ceri Davies ceri at
Fri Jan 6 12:50:43 PST 2006

On 6 Jan 2006, at 16:33, Michael P. Soulier wrote:

> On 1/6/06, Webster, Andrew <awebster at> wrote:
>> Michael,
>> If /usr/local/www is not a mount point, this will not work.  You  
>> need to
>> put the mount point (eg: /usr) in /etc/exports, and add the option
>> -alldirs to allow it to mount a subdirectory of the mount point.
> It would appear that my configuration was correct in fact, but
> restarting nfsd was not enough. Restarting mountd picked up the new
> config and it's now working.

Yep, it's mountd that reads /etc/exports.  If you change that file in  
future, you just need to restart mountd and not nfsd.


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