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Re: Mounting an NFS volume

On Sun, 2008-06-01 at 07:28 +0200, Francois wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed Fedora 9 on my laptop, and I got lots of problem with KDE. So 
> for the first time, I switched to Gnome, and it works like a charm. I'm 
> discovering it, and I have lots of questions about it, but with tests and 
> time, it will be ok I guess.
> My pb is with NFS.
> I have setted up the laptop to get its IP using DHCP. It works wireless 
> (wifi).
> My second computer (main) is connected to the router with a fixed IP 
> address, and using cable.
> I run an NFS server on both computers to be able to mount one from the 
> other. When I used a fixed IP address on my laptop, it worked fine. But  
> now I use DHCP, I can't mount an NFS volume of the laptop from my main 
> computer (but I can ping it with no pb). It works fine when I mount an NFS 
> volume of my main computer from the laptop.
> So, is it something impossible when using DHCP ?

The problem could be any number of things - check firewall rules on the
laptop. SElinux could also be blocking it

what does your /etc/exports look like? what does the command

# showmount -e <laptop IP address> say?

> Thank you. Francois
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