* Jeff Elkins (jeffelkins(a)earthlink.net) [040409 06:50]:
From: Jeff Elkins <jeffelkins(a)earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 21:27:55 -0400
Subject: Re: NFS failure
For testers of Fedora Core development releases
On Thursday 08 April 2004 03:39 pm, Jeff Elkins wrote:
>On Thursday 08 April 2004 01:05 pm, Fulko.Hew(a)sita.aero wrote:
>>Damian Menscher <email@example.com>(a)redhat.com on 04/07/2004 04:57:13 PM
>>> On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Jeff Elkins wrote:
>>> > I'm getting failure messages on my nfs mounts i.e. :
>>> > mount to NFS server 'music.elkins' failed: server is down.
>>> > nsfd appears to be running and I didn't see anything suspicious in
>>> > The servers are up and running and have other clients connected.
>>> You didn't mention what steps you took to debug it:
>>> Can you ping the server?
>>> What is the output of rpcinfo -p servername?
>>> Does the server have access restrictions (firewall, TCP Wrappers, etc)?
>>I have the same symptoms...
>>rpcinfo says that nfs et.al. are running.
>>Something has changed in test 2, since the same PC running RH9
>>accesses that host just fine.
>Ditto here. These boxes exporting nfs dirs are not firewalled and have no
>access restrictions for other clients in the network. They work fine for all
>clients except for the one running FC2. I can reboot the FC2 box into Debian
>and it mounts the directories as expected. I seriously doubt that the nfs
>servers are at fault.
I must say that I'm surprised that an FC2 NFS failure isn't getting much play
on this list. For me, reliable NFS is a absolute requirement. I can
understand that a "typical" single-box user could care less, but surely some
folks out there must depend on reliable networking.
Are any folks on this list using FC2 and NFS successfully?
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I'm mounting via NFS a directory on a RH9 server read only with no
problems, and a directory on a FreeBSD-Current server read write with no
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