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Re: F10 NFS Install Query

On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 12:48 -0600, Roger Heflin wrote:
> John Austin wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > Previous versions of Fedora just needed the .iso file
> > on the server for an NFS install
> > 
> > For F10 I needed to mount the file in loopback and copy the contents of
> > the DVD to a separate directory before
> > anaconda could find it - is this a bug or a feature?
> > 
> > Does anyone know if NFS exporting a loop mounted file
> > is possible.  I could not see it when I tried this.
> > 
> > I did not want to fiddle with my main server too much
> > Would the nohide option in /etc/exports do the trick ?
> > 
> > John
> > 
> I have done that before with non-iso filesystem in a file,
> it has been a while though.
> One thing to remember is you have to exportfs -r again after you
> have mounted the ISO, otherwise only the underlying empty directory
> is being exported from the original exportfs run.

Thanks for the reply

I have now tried this but it failed :-(
I will try "doing it properly?" with a separate export
and maybe "nohide" when my server is available to
play with.


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