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Date:      Sat, 9 Nov 1996 10:30:21 -0600 (CST)
From:      "Paul T. Root" <proot@horton.iaces.com>
To:        ROBERTC@PII.COM (Robert Clark)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: RE: Sharing directories without rebooting
Message-ID:  <199611091630.KAA12540@horton.iaces.com>
In-Reply-To: <3283B164@smtp> from Robert Clark at "Nov 8, 96 02:16:00 pm"

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In a previous message, Robert Clark said:
> 
> Paul,
>      (I'm fairly new to UNIX)
>      Is the;
> 
>      mountd
>      nfsd -u -t 4
> 
>      method better than
> 
>      ps -as | grep mountd
>      kill -HUP mountd's pid
> 
>                     Thanks, [RC]

Actually, two different situations. The first method (mountd then nfsd)
is used if you brought up the machine without anything in exports or
nfs_server is set to NO in /etc/sysconfig, and you wanted to add nfs
serving to a running machine. 

The second is if /etc/exports was populated at boot time, and nfs_server
was set to YES, and then you wanted to add or subtract filesystems to
nfs service.

Hope that helps,
Paul.



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