autofs not workung for me

Michael Vaknine michaelv at
Mon Jan 30 12:00:52 UTC 2012



I am trying to use autofs and it is not working for me.

I have a very simple configuration





# Sample auto.master file

# This is an automounter map and it has the following format

# key [ -mount-options-separated-by-comma ] location

# For details of the format look at autofs(5).


#/misc  /etc/auto.misc


# NOTE: mounts done from a hosts map will be mounted with the

#       "nosuid" and "nodev" options unless the "suid" and "dev"

#       options are explicitly given.


#/net   -hosts


# Include central master map if it can be found using

# nsswitch sources.


# Note that if there are entries for /net or /misc (as

# above) in the included master map any keys that are the

# same will not be seen as the first read key seen takes

# precedence.



/home/lookin2/filestore   /etc/auto.filestore



/home/lookin2/filestore -fstype=nfs


When I run automount -f -v I get 


Starting automounter version 5.0.4, master map /etc/auto.master

using kernel protocol version 5.01

mounted indirect on /home/lookin2/filestore with timeout 300, freq 75


the folder filestore is created but it is not mounted it remains empty no
mather what I do.


Any help will be aprichiated.





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