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Re: how does one consult /etc/nfsmount.conf when NFS mounting?



Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   undoubtedly a few more NFS-related questions, and here's one.  i
> notice that the nfs-utils package supplies the conf file
> /etc/nfsmount.conf.  so what exactly consults that file?
>
>   the man page for that file refers to nfs(5) and mount(8), but the
> man page for "mount" makes no mention of that file, while the man page
> for "nfs" reads:
>
> MOUNT CONFIGURATION FILE
>        If  the  mount  command  is  configured to do so, all of the mount
>        options described in the previous section can also  be  configured
>        in  the /etc/nfsmount.conf file. See nfsmount.conf(5) for details.
>
>   if it's configured to do so?  and how does one do that, since the
> mount command doesn't seem to refer to that file.  so how are these
> things hooked together?
>
>   
I'll hazard a guess and say that if you issue a "mount" command with -t
nfs then this file will be consulted.


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