System Administration Guide: Network Services

Accessing Non-NFS File Systems

Autofs can also mount files other than NFS files. Autofs mounts files on removable media, such as diskettes or CD-ROM. Normally, you would mount files on removable media by using the Volume Manager. The following examples show how this mounting could be accomplished through autofs. The Volume Manager and autofs do not work together, so these entries would not be used without first deactivating the Volume Manager.

Instead of mounting a file system from a server, you put the media in the drive and reference the file system from the map. If you plan to access non-NFS file systems and you are using autofs, see the following procedures.