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Re: HELP: "rpcbind: server localhost not responding"



On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 16:12 -0800, Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Reg Clemens <reg dwf com> wrote:
> >> On Thursday 15 January 2009 12:35:14 Rick Stevens wrote:
> >> > Reg Clemens wrote:
> >> > > HELP - I have built a new kernel (to add some options) and I have
> >> > > obviously missed something important... but I cant find it.
> >> > >
> >> > > With THIS new kernel, during the boot, I get the message
> >> > >
> >> > >   rpcbind: server localhost not responding, timed out
> >> > >   RPC: failed to contact local rpcbind server (errorno 5)
> >>
> >> if you use tcp wrappers, you may need to enable 127.0.0.1 with access to
> >> rpcbind in hosts.allow
> >>
> >
> > Nope, thats not it.
> 
> Here's my $0.02
> 
> Check that the rpcbind service is running on both the client and the server.
> 
> In order to allow nfsClient.com to mount from the nfs server put
> these lines in server's /etc/hosts.allow:
> 
>         "rpcbind: nfsClient.com"
>         "mountd: nfsClient.com"
> 
...and of all else fails, disable SELinux (worked for me -- and wasn't
necessary after the SELinux policy updates this morning, 1/15)


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