remote NFS mount requests
is the server for NFS mount requests from
other client machines. mountd
listens for service
requests at the port indicated in the NFS server specification; see
Network File System Protocol Specification,
Appendix A and NFS: Network File System Version 3 Protocol
RFC 1813, Appendix I.
The options are as follows:
- Enable debugging mode. mountd
will not detach from the controlling terminal and will print debugging
messages to stderr.
- The exportsfile argument
specifies an alternate location for the exports file.
is started, it loads the export host
addresses and options into the kernel using the
system call. After
changing the exports file, a hangup signal should be sent to the
daemon to get it to reload the export
information. After sending the
-HUP `cat /var/run/mountd.pid`), check the syslog output to see if
logged any parsing errors in the exports
- list of exported filesystems
- list of exported filesystems currently mounted
- PID of the currently running
utility first appeared in
flag historically allowed clients to use
non-reserved ports when communicating with
. In OpenBSD
reserved port is always used.