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Re: Mounting an NFS volume



On Sun, 2008-06-01 at 08:26 +0200, Francois wrote:
> On Sunday 01 June 2008, Ravi Srinivasan wrote:
> > > 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
> 
> Firewall actually is disabled.
> SElinux is in permissive mode. I've never been able to manage SElinux and 
> understand what to do with it.
> 
> > what does your /etc/exports look like? what does the command
> >
> > # showmount -e <laptop IP address> say?
> 
> this is it :
> Export list for 192.168.0.10:
> /               *.celtes.com
> /var            *.celtes.com
> /usr            *.celtes.com
> /opt            *.celtes.com
> /etc            *.celtes.com
> /home           *.celtes.com
> /boot           *.celtes.com
> /usr/local      *.celtes.com
> /usr/local/misc *.celtes.com
> 

OK just double checking - are your portmap and rpc daemons running..what
exactly do you see in the kernel logs in terms of errors. did you try
mounting via mount -t nfs command?


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