NFS Doesn't Exist Error

Alexander Apprich a.apprich at
Tue Aug 16 07:00:38 UTC 2005

Hi Mark,

Mark Sargent wrote:
> Hi All,
> when trying to mount a share on FC3(client) from CentOS(server), it says
> the share doesn't exist,
> [root at localhost ~]# mount
> /home/coolboarderguy/nfsshare
> mount: special device does not
> exist

you're missing a : between the server's ip and the share you want to

apprich at elmstreet apprich $ sudo mount /mnt/
apprich at elmstreet apprich $ ll -d /mnt/
drwxrwxr-x  32 apprich apprich 4096 Aug  4 09:07 /mnt/

> I've made sure NFS was successfully restarted on both machines and
> followed this tutorial to a t,
> and can verify that both machines are pingable from each other.
> Connectivity doesn't seem to be a problem, and I temporarily disabled
> the firewall on both boxes. Anyone got any ideas on what to shoot for
> with this.? Share definitely exists on the server and I'm confident I
> followed the tutorial correctly. Cheers.
> Mark Sargent.


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