NFS problem in FC13

gary artim gartim at
Sat Jun 19 00:54:16 UTC 2010

I had a problem with this, my server running fc12, client running
fc13. The nfs mount worked, but all the files were read only and the for all files were set to nobody. I used the '-o
nfsvers=3' option on the client. -- gary
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 3:41 PM, M A Young <m.a.young at> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jun 2010, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
>> I am trying to upgrade the boxes on a small LAN from FC11 to FC13. The
>> server is now running FC13 and NFS. One of the boxes that is still
>> running FC11 can read & write to the shared directories on the server
>> without problems. But I'm having problems accessing these directories on
>> another client that I have upgraded to FC13.
>> During booting of this second client running FC13 I get this message:
>> Mounting NFS filesystems:  mount.nfs: access denied by server while
>> mounting
>> Any suggestions for troubleshooting this would be most appreciated.
> FC13 now defaults to NFSv4 which might (or might not) be related to the
> problem you are seeing. You could try to mount the directory with the
> option -o nfsvers=3 and look to see if that makes any difference. Of
> course it is also worth checking that the client really does have
> permission to mount that directory.
>        Michael Young
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