Restarting the NFS service results in message: "same filehandle for X.X.X.X/, using first."

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  • When restarting the NFS service the service starts successfully but the following messages are seen in /var/log/messages and only one of the configured exports is properly exported.
Apr 29 15:53:53 hostname rpc.mountd[13158]: /export/test and /export2/test1 have same filehandle for, using first


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • NFSv4

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