[Smaug] NFS with SuSE?
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed, 22 May 2002 09:28:46 -0700
Quoting Ix Nichols (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Are there any SuSE experts on this list? I'm trying to NFS mount an export
> from my Caldera box onto my SuSE laptop, and it hangs interminably (a sure
> sign that NFS isn't communicating properly).
> At install time I told SuSE not to start RPC by default, so I've been poking
> around in /etc/init.d, trying to start various scripts to get the right
> services running. Unfortunately, each linux and unix has it's own scripts and
> binaries for doing the NFS dance, and I don't know what SuSE's are. Can
> anyone here help me?
> The NFS server is running Caldera Workstation 3.1.1 and the client is running
> SuSE 7.3, if that matters.
You won't need to run the RPC portmapper on the client side, only on the
There are a whole lot of pointers on NFS debugging in my NIS & NFS
lecture notes, here: http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/lecture-notes/nisnfs
(Note especially the section labelled "Misc. debugging points".) Tell
you what: Why don't you have a look through that, and see if it fixes
your problem. If not, let us know, and we'll have a crack at it.
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