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Date:      Mon, 25 Nov 1996 22:53:03 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Christoph Kukulies <>
Subject:   Re: mounting locally
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On Wed, 20 Nov 1996, Christoph Kukulies wrote:

> Is it possible to mount a local filesystem via nfs into another
> mountpoint in the local fs? Assumed you have mymachine:/a/XFree86
> and want to mount it into mymachine:~ftp/pub/FreeBSD/XFree86 -
> is that possible? I'm getting
> gil# mount gil:/a/XFree86 ~ftp/pub/FreeBSD/XFree86
> nfs: bad MNT RPC: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection refused
> here.
> --Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies

Why would you punish yourself that way?  I see you're trying to bypass the
chroot limitation with it, but man the throughput will not be pleasant.
If anything, put /a/XFree86 in ~ftp/pub/FreeBSD/XFree86 and symlink
/a/XFree86 to it.  (This is how a friend of mine does FTPable CDROMs)

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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