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

Pedro Fernandes Macedo webmaster at
Mon Jun 14 05:34:26 UTC 2004

Serge de Souza wrote:

> Are you using a custom kernel ?
> 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
Just a guess: are all the RPC services enabled? Check to see if portmap 
, nfsd , nfslock are running (there are other RPC services too.. dont 
know their name..) .. I've had some issues and then I found out that one 
of the services was disabled.. Also check you firewall (if you have one).

Pedro Macedo

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