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Date:      Tue, 26 Nov 1996 09:03:50 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
To:        dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu
Cc:        kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de, freebsd-questions@freefall.freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: mounting locally
Message-ID:  <199611260803.JAA25179@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSI.3.94.961125225135.1884K-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu> from Doug White at "Nov 25, 96 10:53:03 pm"

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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 kuku@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de
> 
> 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)

Do you mean this?:

~ftp = /usr/ftp
cd ~ftp
mkdir a
mkdir a/XFree86
lndir /a/XFree86 /usr/ftp/a/XFree86

I havn't tried it but I always thought I cannot reach out to another
filesystem from within a chrooted environment.

> 
> Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
> Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
> http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major
> 
> 

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kuku@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de



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