On 04 Aug 2014, at 16:17 , Edward Tomasz Napierała <tr...@freebsd.org> wrote:

> 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?

Yeah and MFC for 10.1 unless someone speaks up the next day or two.   I have 
updated the man page locally and I emailed Rick Macklem; will see if he’s 

>>> 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.

Thanks.  I can possibly try to do some more tracing and debugging later in the 
week if needed.

Bjoern A. Zeeb             "Come on. Learn, goddamn it.", WarGames, 1983

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