NFS failure

Fulko.Hew at Fulko.Hew at
Thu Apr 8 13:05:08 UTC 2004

Damian Menscher <menscher at> 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
> > 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 are running.

Something has changed in test 2, since the same PC running RH9
accesses that host just fine.

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