Re: Should we split the network filesystem setup into two phases?

From: AurÃlien Aptel
Date: Thu Aug 16 2018 - 13:23:30 EST

Steve French <smfrench@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> In cifs we attempt to match new mounts to existing tree connections
> (instances of connections to a \\server\share) from other mount(s)
> based first on whether security settings match (e.g. are both
> Kerberos) and then on whether encryption is on/off and whether this is
> a snapshot mount (smb3 previous versions feature). If neither is
> mounted with a snaphsot and the encryption settings match then
> we will use the same tree id to talk with the server as the other
> mounts use. Interesting idea to allow mount to force a new
> tree id.

We actually already have this mount option in cifs.ko, it's "nosharesock".

> What was the NFS mount option you were talking about?
> Looking at the nfs man page the only one that looked similar
> was "nosharecache"

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