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Re: Trying to debug nfs install issue, increase verbosity of nfs server?

2009/1/17 Jesse Keating <jkeating j2solutions net>
On Sat, 2009-01-17 at 12:23 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> I've got an F10 box acting as the NFS server, and I'm getting failures
> loading the install.img from NFS.  The failures are of the type that it
> cannot mount the directory, even though I can from another host, so I
> have to think that something weird is going on server side.  Does
> anybody know of a way to increase the verbosity of the nfs server
> daemons so that I can see what it is getting from the client?

Never mind.  Turns out that the client couldn't be looked up via it's IP
address, so mount said no (even though it was a warning in the log, not
an error).  Anybody know how to instruct nfs to not care about this?  I
didn't see anything in a quick scan of the exports man page.

AFAICT, it is not possible if the error was something like "
Nov  7 19:14:40 fc10 rpc.mountd: Fake hostname bogus.com for - forward lookup doesn't exis
This is a security precaution added into the nfs package that lessens the likelihood of unauthorized servers from gaining access to files on the NFS server. Look to


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