rpcbind is enabled by default, and gnome-boxes requires it
simo at redhat.com
Tue Apr 15 16:07:08 UTC 2014
On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 08:47 -0700, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> I don't know whether this should be a gnome-boxes bug, an rpcbind bug,
> or a FESCo ticket, or something else, so I'm asking here.
> rpcbind enables itself by default. This page says that it has a
> specific exception, so it's okay:
> I assume that the exception comes from the idea that server systems
> probably want it on if they've installed it. That may make sense in
> some contexts.
> Alas, libvirt-daemon-kvm requires libvirt-daemon-driver-storage, which
> requires nfs-utils, and nfs-utils requires rpcbind.
> gnome-boxes, in turn, requires libvirt-daemon-kvm, resulting in this:
> tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:111 0.0.0.0:*
> LISTEN 774/rpcbind
> tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:20048 0.0.0.0:*
> LISTEN 887/rpc.mountd
> tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:875 0.0.0.0:*
> LISTEN 930/rpc.rquotad
> *on my laptop*
> IMO this is bad. Should I file a FESCo ticket asking to revoke the
> rpcbind and nfs-utils exceptions? Should I file a bug against
Shouldn't rpcbind be simply a dependency for
nfs-server.service/nfs-secure-server.service and be started only if the
nfs server is started ?
I forgot if we need it for anything else.
Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York
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