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Re: setting up NFSV4

As far as I know, Robert and I all failed to make nfs4 work on FC2. Robert
made it work on FC1. I haven't got a chance to play FC1 yet. I copy&paste
Robert's email in the following if you would like to try FC1. Good luck.


From: "Robert" <kerplop sbcglobal net>
To: <wzhang qnx com>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2004 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: nfs4 on Fedora Core 2

> Weijie Zhang wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > I have been trying to use nfs4 on Fedora Core 2. I just installed Fedora
> > Core 2 on my two boxes. On one box I wanted to use as nfs server, I
> > created a directory /pub (and even chmod 777) and export it. The line in
> > /etc/exports reads as "/pub   *(rw,no_root_squash)". I started nfs by
> > "service nfs start" and "rpcinfo -p" showed me that nfs4 are in service.
> > But if I tried from the other box, say by runing "mount -t nfs4
> > server:/pub /mountpoint", the mount failed and I got an error of
> > "mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on server:/pub,
> >             or too many mounted file systems."
> >
> > I even tried to clean /var/lib/nfs/rmtab on the server so that
> > "showmount -a server" sees nothing and tried again, I still got
> > that that error.  Should I modify /etc/fstab, /etc/filesystems etc?
> >
> > uname shows "Linux NfsClientBox #1 Sat May 8 09:04:50 EDT
> > 2004 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux".
> >
> > There is no problem for me to mount the share as nfs version 2 and nfs
> > version 3.
> Perhaps.
> Sadly, the resolution to which I referred in this list at 00:22 UDT on
> June 13 consisted of wiping out FC-2, reinstalling FC-1 and using
> exactly the same entries in the fstab for mounting the vfat partitions
> and exactly the same /etc/exports entries for exporting them.
> I sincerely hope your results with FC-2 are better than mine.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Doutreleau" <Eric Doutreleau int-evry fr>
To: <fedora-list redhat com>
Sent: Friday, June 18, 2004 11:38 AM
Subject: setting up NFSV4

> Hi
> does someone has some pointer or information on how to setup the client
> and server part of NFSV4?
> I saw that it was supported on Fedora core 2 but didn"t found any
> documentation to set it up.
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