On 0804T1252, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On 30 Jul 2014, at 07:19 , Edward Tomasz Napierała <tr...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> > At the link below you will find a patch that adds the new automounter.
> > The patch is against yesterdays 11.0-CURRENT.
> > 
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~trasz/autofs-head-20140729.diff
> I also just submitted 
> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=192379 to allow -o vers= 
> mount_nfs compatibility, which makes it easier to integrate with 
> Linux/OSX/Solaris LDAP setups and mount options from LDAP.

Nice!  Will you commit it?

> > Testing is welcome.  Please start with manual pages, eg. automount(8).
> I found one case now doing the aforementioned where when the initial 
> mount_nfs fails (e.g., for invalid options), then a later mount did not 
> succeed either, with the correct mount options;  I did try to run automount 
> -u in between tries, as well as service automountd restart, but that did not 
> make a change;  given I was short on time, a reboot of my desktop made this 
> go away.   Is there some “negative caching” in the kernel module possibly 
> that will not retry the mount for another time or something—as in if I were 
> more patient and waited 5 minutes, would it maybe just have worked again?

There is no negative caching.  I'll see if I can figure out the cause
for this.

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