is there something unreliable about "showmount -e"?
mrmazda at ij.net
Sat Jul 28 16:43:30 UTC 2007
On 2007/07/28 06:08 (GMT-0400) Robert P. J. Day apparently typed:
> just yesterday, i was demonstrating NFS to a class of people running
> F7 on their laptops, and i set up a simple NFS export on one system,
> and asked everyone else to run "showmount -e" against that server.
> only one system in the class got output from showmount, although
> everyone could ping the server properly. i found this just a bit
> odd, and spent a few minutes trying to figure out what was happening,
> to no avail.
I ran into this maybe a day or two ago. One of the systems was a fresh
install, and its hosts.allow and hosts.deny were both functionally empty.
After putting my usual portmap entries in them and restarting nfs the problem
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