Automounting Home Directories

jim barnes j10152 at
Thu Jan 26 13:57:27 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 25 January 2006 08:39 pm, Naaman Campbell wrote:
> I have configured a multi-user Ubuntu system to automount users NFS home
> directories via autofs.  On first login in the morning, it seems that the
> Gnome login process does not wait for the initial automount to finish and
> displays a "Home Directory Not Found" error to the user.  After the user
> waits 30 seconds and tries again, they can login without a problem.
> Has anyone also come across the same issue or is there a way to make the
> Gnome login process wait until the automount has completed before
> continuing..

Do you have portmap installed and running?
Also, these options in your auto.x files mount line(s) will speed up nfs 
mounts: rsize=8192,wsize=8192

Jim Barnes
Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; 
if you don't bet, you can't win.            -Lazarus Long 
Linux 2.6.12-10-686

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