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Re: Kickstart v6.2 & Netapp



On Mon, 2002-02-04 at 08:26, ext Gwendolynn ferch Elydyr wrote:
> 
> Hola!
> 
> Does anyone know if there are compatability issues with NFS on Network
> Appliances boxes and kickstart for RedHat 6.2.
> 
> I haven't been able to put a sniffer in place to check to see which
> version of NFS is being run - but there's some indication in the
> archives that kickstart under v7.x will default to using NFSv3, and
> doesn't speak it correctly.
> 
> The kickstart configuration that I'm using works perfectly when NFS
> is available from a different source (another RedHat 6.2 box), and that
> same RedHat 6.2 box is able to mount off of the NetApp with no problems.
> 
> Once the kickstarted box is up and running, it too is able to mount off
> of the Netapp with no problems.
> 
> Hopefully I'll be able to check what's flowing over the wire soon - but
> thoughts in the interim would be wonderful.

NetApp will offer NFSv3 if the client asks it the last I looked. This
was indeed a problem for RH7.0 which has a small bug in the installer:
it asks for NFSv3 even though the kernel can't handle it, once the
distro is up it defaults to NFSv3. But I never see this problem with
RH6.2...

	- Panu -





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