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Here's my /etc/mtab file on the server (the important parts):

/dev/sda1 / ext4 rw,errors=remount-ro 0 0
/dev/sda5 /home ext4 rw 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /data ext3 rw 0 0
/dev/sdc /data/video ext3 rw 0 0

Here's my /etc/exports:

/data 192.168.2.0/24(rw,insecure,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=100)

The problem is: within /data is a music and books folder, as well as video..

when i mount the NFS drive on any other machine, I can see the contents of /data/books and /data/music but /data/video is empty.

I can't seem to figure out why.

Thanks.

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Any device mounted separately needs to have its own export entry. So if you have an export /exp and mount some devices on /exp/mnt1, /exp/mnt2, etc., then each of those directories need to be exported, and mounted on the client. So your /etc/exports will look like:

/data 192.168.2.0/24(rw,insecure,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=100)
/data/video 192.168.2.0/24(rw,insecure,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=100)

And you will have to add entries to the client /etc/fstab for both exports. There's also a typo in your /etc/fstab, where /dev/sdc should be /dev/sdc1 (or whatever the partition actually is). Have a look at this Unix & Linux question for more information.

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