Help - Can't perform NFS mount w/ Fedora Core 2

Hannes Mayer h.mayer at
Sun Jun 13 20:34:30 UTC 2004

Edward Hourigan wrote:
> I have not been able to perform an NFS mount since installing FC2.  My 
> NFS server machine
> is the one running FC2.
> The client machine is not fedora.  It is running a Knoppix distribution 
> using a 2.4.24 kernel.
> The client machine's ip number is  and the NFS version is 3.
> On the client machine (102) I get:
> root at XXX:/home/ed#  mount dell:/data /mnt/dell/data
> mount: dell:/data failed, reason given by server: Permission denied

try it with the nfsvers option, i.e.:
mount -o nfsvers=X dell:/data /mnt/dell/data
where X is the NFS version, whatever might work...


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