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Old 10-09-2005, 06:59 AM   #1
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NFS Problem with Knoppix

Hi, I'm facing some problems with using NFS in knoppix, can someone help me out and point out what's wrong? Thanks.

I did the following:

1. Amended the exports file- etc/exports:

2. Changed the IP of the main machine to
ifconfig eth0 netmask

3. Restarted the NFS services:
/etc/init.d/portmap restart
/etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server restart
/etc/init.d/nfs-common restart

4. Log in to the 2nd machine (uCSimm running uCLinux, default IP of and run:
mount -t nfs -o wsize=256,rsize=256 /usr

5. Got the following error:
mount:RPC:Unable to receive; errno:Connection refused
mount:nfsmount faNFS: mount program didn't pass remote address!
iled: Bad file descriptor
mount: Mounting on /usr failed: Invalid argument
pid 36: failed 256

Can someone tell me which part is incorrect? It seems like the way I type the mount command may be wrong from the invalid argument part. I can ping the other machine from each machine respectively and I have turned off the Firewall as well. Thanks in advance!
Old 10-09-2005, 08:09 AM   #2
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cross check it with this


Edit: that time i wasn't able configure it.........but now everytime it works for me

Last edited by b0nd; 10-09-2005 at 08:11 AM.
Old 10-09-2005, 10:35 PM   #3
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Thanks...will try it when i get back!

Thanks for the tips. If I still face any problems, then I will post it here again. Thanks!


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