[blfs-support] Autofs problem on LFS7.2
cliffhanger at gardener.com
Sat Mar 23 05:23:38 PDT 2013
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: lfs65 at cruziero.com
> Sent: 03/21/13 10:54 PM
> To: BLFS Support List
> Subject: Re: [blfs-support] Autofs problem on LFS7.2
> OK. Keep the usbstick formatted as-is, and with the ext2 filesystem. Create a
> small file on it at the top-level dir, and call the file, for example,
> 'hello-world', and make it contain the text 'yes-im-here' or similar.
The file, with text in it, is 'autofs'
> (Re-)create the working environment/setup per the latter part of the email of
> 16:23pm on 9th March, but for /etc/auto.testautomount make it contain only the
> sandisk -fstype=ext2 :/dev/sdb
> And just to check, your /etc/auto.master should contain only:
> /testautomount /etc/auto.testautomount
> Then tell automount to read the new maps (you may need to use
> '/etc/init.d/autofs reload' or '/etc/rc.d/rc.autofs reload' depending on where
> the 'autofs' script is located; and you may need to use 'restart' instead of
All checked, all okay on sdb
Then insert the usbstick, wait the proverbial few seconds (to be on safe side,
> wait 5-10 secs) for the usbstick to 'settle' (usb drives can take a few secs to
> become 'visible' to the OS &c), and then do:
> $ \ls -la /testautomount/sandisk
> Does it show you the contents of the usbstick: can you see the file
> 'hello-world' listed; if so can you cat() it and see the text 'yes-im-here' ?
Sadly no, only shows:
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Mar 23 09:38 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Mar 23 09:38 ..
Mounting manually shows:
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Mar 23 11:19 .
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Feb 27 16:46 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3267 Mar 23 11:16 autofs
drwx------ 2 root root 16384 Mar 19 20:45 lost+found
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