Problem mounting NFS shares

Alexander Apprich A.Apprich at
Thu Nov 11 15:02:04 UTC 2004

Alexander Apprich wrote:
> Douglas Furlong wrote:
>> On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 12:26 +0100, Alexander Apprich wrote:
>>> Hi *!
>>> I've just installed FC3 on a brand new box. I configured it
>>> to export its own directories over NFS like I did on the other RH9
>>> boxes. The strange thing is, from any RH9 box (e.g. kidd) I can mount
>>> directories from elmstreet (FC3) over NFS, when I try to mount a
>>> directory from any other machine, I get an "No such file or directory"
>>> The syslog on my RH9 (kidd) box says
>>> Nov 11 12:13:14 kidd rpc.mountd: refused mount request from 
>>> for /net/kidd/fs3/scr/kidd (/): no export entry
>>> Same thing w/ any other machine. As it works w/ all other Linux
>>> boxes I guess my FC3 box is/has the problem.
>>> If you need more details, let me know.
>>> Any help is grealty appreciated. TIA.
>> It would be helpful if you provided the export entries, and mount
>> commands that you are using.
> /etc/exports on kidd (RH9)
> apprich at kidd elmstreet $ cat /etc/exports
> /net/kidd @s+c(rw,insecure,sync)
> /net/kidd/fs1 @s+c(rw,insecure,sync)
> /net/kidd/fs2 @s+c(rw,insecure,sync)
> /net/kidd/fs3 @s+c(rw,insecure,sync)

Lucky those who can read!!! elmstreet (my newly installed FC3) wasn't
member of the NIS group s+c. I added elmstreet to it, and now it works
like a charme!

Happy as a Dog


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