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Mount to NFS export of autofs mount shows empty contents

I use autofs to mount some iso files in folder /mnt/iso: Fedora-13-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-14-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-15-x86_64-DVD.iso The autofs is working fine and I can see the contents of iso ...
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Using automount on RHEL5, why are variables in the auto.master never expanded?

I'm migrating from NISPLUS to LDAP (openldap) and from RHEL4 to RHEL5. The LDAP server is running on RHEL5u4 as are the clients. On RHEL5 variable expansion in auto.master never works, whether in ...
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How to mount Windows share on boot using mount.cifs and autofs/automount?

I'm having some trouble mounting a network share using autofs. I have added the following line to /etc/auto.master: /mnt/mountpoint /etc/auto.servername I then created the file ...
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NFS client can mount, fails to automount

I have /etc/auto.master: /cpy/users /etc/auto.users --timeout=90 I have /etc/auto.users: * -fstype=nfs4,rw,proto=tcp,port=2049 server:/users/& On an "ordinary" CentOS 5 machine, these ...
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Recommended NFS mount options for automount maps?

I am considering what NFS mounting options should be used in a large collection of automount maps being used over a large number of hosts (>500). Of note, there is a collection of machines, both ...
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Autofs with ghost option not showing wildcard mounts

I have this in my autofs map: * -rw server:/share/& I also have --ghost option enabled in my /etc/auto.master. According to the manual and to all resources and examples I found on the ...
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Mac OS X automount not mounting fstab entries correctly

I'm trying to automount a Windows SMB share on Mac OS X. The first thing I tried was to put entries only in /etc/fstab: $ dgrant$ cat /etc/fstab //darrengrant@d-grant/share /pc/share smbfs ...
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How to prevent autofs from mounting over specific directories?

I have a workstation, on which I have a local user account with a local home directory. I'm also a part of an organization, in which I have a NIS user/home directory. I would like to setup autofs in ...
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Automount to root

Aside from naming hosts badly and causing root directtory conflicts, is there any reason that the /etc/auto.master file can't contain / -hosts to automount host directories at the root level? ...
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Automounting with udev

Currently my distribution of choice (ArchLinux) has an automounting script like this: KERNEL!="sd[a-z][0-9]", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" But that will automount only partitions up to ...
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Mount CIFS share with autofs

I have a system running RHEL 5.5, and I am trying to mount a Windows share on a server using autofs. (Due to the network not being ready upon startup, I do not want to utilize fstab.) I am able to ...
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Can I force NFS automounts to use NFSv3?

I have a linux server that is exporting NFSv4 as well as NFSv3. I have a Fedora14 client that is defaulting to NFSv4 when automounting NFS shares off of the linux server, and it seems to be causing ...
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Unable to access files through autofs on first attempt, only afterwards

I'm having a rather strange issue with autofs in CentOS 5.1. Essentially I'm trying to access a file using automount, but the first time I try to access the file it isn't found. It's only on ...
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How do i concatenate one map and one direct entry in automount?

i have this auto.master: /data yp:my_nis_map on a particular linux workstation, i like to add a /data/special that is not present in my_nis_map. /data yp:my_nis_map /data/special ...
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OSX 10.6 integration into NIS/netgroup/automount infrastructure

I have an existing infrastructure where accounts are maintained under NIS (yp) with no local unix accounts. Also, all the standard maps including hosts, mail aliases, netgroups, etc...are maintained ...
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Unable to restart automount

I am trying to restart automount as it's consume much CPU. Tasks: 2392 total, 7 running, 2352 sleeping, 25 stopped, 8 zombie Cpu(s): 9.3% us, 28.5% sy, 0.0% ni, 61.5% id, 0.2% wa, 0.2% hi, ...
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Auto-mount USB drives in Ubunto 10.04?

I have a cron-scheduled backup task, that writes to a USB drive. (It's a SATA drive stuck in an external dock that is connected to my machine via USB.) This usually auto-mounts at /media/backups ...
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How to remount unmounted USB drive in Windows?

How to remount USB drive in Windows after it was unmounted, without unplugging and replugging again?
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Why are make jobs failing to find dependancies on automounted filesystems?

...that title is probably a bit misleading. This is the situation. I have a collection of CentOS 4.x x86_64 systems which are used as a compute farm. The directories for users and tools and code ...
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Mount NTFS HDD on linux

I have an external HDD, Maxtor, with an NTFS partition on it. How can this be mounted on an RHEL5 OS?
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autofs mac os x afp not loading as correct user?

I am way out of my depth, and I am trying to get all of my nodes on a cluster to mount a drive on my head node. I am using OS X 10.6. I've got /etc/auto_master and /etc/auto_afp configured according ...
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NFS automounts hang

I have been mounting NFS shares on my x86 Ubuntu with NIS/am-utils fine for a long time, but today my system got into a state where it could no longer access automounted directories and instead ...
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Windows automount and unmount USB drive

I have a Windows 2003 domain controller machine which I use to back up data nightly, weekly, and monthly using ntbackup. An external USB storage device is connected to it with 3x 500Gb drives. We have ...
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Understanding the Linux boot process, subsystem initialization, & udev rules?

I'm creating UDEV rules for automounting external drives on a headless server, much in the same way as Gnome-VFS does automounting during a user session. I'm concerned with the rule's behavior at ...
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CIFS volume not mounting automatically

My CIFS volume is not mounting automatically while boot (like other partitions). This is relevant part of my /etc/fstab: //leonidas/files /media/photos cifs ...
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Replacing a static mount with AutoFS

My /etc/fstab looks something like this: files:/var/files/emails /var/www/emails nfs rw 0 0 files:/var/files/images /var/www/images nfs rw 0 0 My /etc/auto.master looks like this: /net ...
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Mount a network drive when windows starts up without being logged in

Current Scenario: I have a NAS Box, and a Windows 2003 Server that our recording software is on (Security Cameras). The software stores the data on the NAS box. Currently someone has to be logged in ...
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Problem mounting an NFS drive using autofs on CentOS5.3

I'm having a lot of difficulty with this seemingly simple problem. All I want to do is mount an NFS directory over a private network. I've checked the exportfs from the exporting side and it is ...
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Usb automount in linux box

When a usbdisk is connected to a linux box, A folder with usb label is created in /media and mounted. how is it done & how it works in backend. can anyone please explain. Thanks Caterpillar.