[K12OSN] Help a newbie, too many variables...

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Mon Jun 28 17:25:42 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 11:27, Carl Keil wrote:

> I tried Les' showmount -e and got an error.  mount clntudp_create: RPC: 
> Program not registered.  When I googled it, it indicated that there was 
> something wrong with my /etc/hosts file. 

If you get the error when you run that command on the server
you probably haven't started NFS.  Try
service nfs status
service nfs restart

> I've rewritten so many files, the problem could be almost anywhere.  I'm 
> worried that I've got some little typo somewhere that's screwing everything 
> up.  Is there some way to get back to the defaults on all the relevant 
> files?  /etc/exports /etc/hosts dhcpd.conf  lts.conf etc.   I think I know 
> what I'm doing a little better now, wouldn't make the same mistakes if I 
> could start over.

Look through recent entries in /var/log/messages if the services
aren't starting.  Sometimes the error message explains the

  Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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